Updated English - Vietnamese Dictionary
kidnap /'kidnæp/Concise Dictionary
- ngoại động từ
- bắt cóc (thường để tống tiền)
+take away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom
Advanced English Dictionary
abduct, capture, seize, carry off, Slang snatch:
He was kidnapped by guerrillas and held prisoner for over two years.
(-pp-, AmE also -p-) [VN] to take sb away illegally and keep them as a prisoner, especially in order to get money or sth else for returning them: Two businessmen have been kidnapped by terrorists.
kidnapper noun: The kidnappers are demanding a ransom of $1 million.
kidnapping (also kidnap) noun [U, C]: He admitted the charge of kidnap. + the kidnapping of 12 US citizens
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