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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

- 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)...
- The terms alien abduction or abduction phenomenon describe "subjectively real experiences" of being secretly kidnapped by nonhuman figures (aliens) and...
- Abduction! by Peg Kehret, is a novel about a 13-year-old girl named Bonnie who searches for her brother Matt and their dog Pookie who were both abducted...
- spurred renewed interest in the subject of abduction. Diagnostic expert systems frequently employ abduction. Deductive reasoning allows deriving b {\displaystyle...
- guardians. The term child abduction includes two legal and social categories which differ by their perpetrating contexts: abduction by members of the child's...
- run in Abduction". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 2011-09-23. Barker, Andrew (2011-09-22). "Abduction". Variety. Retrieved 2011-09-23. "Abduction (2011)"...
- widely publicized report of an alien abduction in the United States. The incident came to be called the "Hill Abduction" and the "Zeta Reticuli Incident"...
- Abductor may refer to: Abductor, someone performing a kidnapping (abduction) Abductor muscle, a muscle which draws a limb away from the median plane of...
- 12 kidnapped in the first 9 months of 2009. Child abduction Extraordinary rendition Fetal abduction Forced disappearance Hostage Human trafficking Kidnap...
- The Allagash Abduction is a purported UFO sighting and alien abduction claimed to have occurred in Allagash, Maine, United States, in 1976. One of the...
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