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Definition of Abduction

Abduction
Abduction Ab*duc"tion, n. [L. abductio: cf. F. abduction.] 1. The act of abducing or abducting; a drawing apart; a carrying away. --Roget. 2. (Physiol.) The movement which separates a limb or other part from the axis, or middle line, of the body. 3. (Law) The wrongful, and usually the forcible, carrying off of a human being; as, the abduction of a child, the abduction of an heiress. 4. (Logic) A syllogism or form of argument in which the major is evident, but the minor is only probable.

Meaning of Abduction from wikipedia

- Alien abduction, sometimes also called abduction phenomenon, alien abduction syndrome or UFO abduction, is a personally held belief in which the alleged...
- Bride kidnapping, a practice in which a man abducts the woman he wishes to marry Child abduction, the abduction or kidnapping of a young child (or baby)...
- guardians. The term child abduction includes two legal and social categories which differ by their perpetrating contexts: abduction by members of the child's...
- spurred renewed interest in the subject of abduction. Diagnostic expert systems frequently employ abduction. Deductive reasoning allows deriving b {\displaystyle...
- Abducted (album), a 1996 album by death metal band Hypocrisy All pages with titles containing Abducted Abduction (disambiguation) Abductor (disambiguation)...
- run in Abduction". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 2011-09-23. Barker, Andrew (2011-09-22). "Abduction". Variety. Retrieved 2011-09-23. "Abduction (2011)"...
- taken hostage and 83 were kidnapped in 2018. Child abduction Extraordinary rendition Fetal abduction Forced disappearance Hostage Human trafficking Kidnap...
- "Cleveland Abduction". Lifetime. "Finding Me: A Decade of Darkness, a Life Reclaimed (Weinstein Books)". Amazon.com. Cleveland Abduction on IMDb Cleveland...
- The Pascagoula Abduction is an alleged UFO sighting and alien abduction said to have occurred in 1973 when co-workers Charles Hickson and Calvin Parker...
- one of the best-known alien abduction stories. Skeptics consider it a hoax. Walton wrote a book about his purported abduction in 1978 called The Walton...
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