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- Present participle of hijack.
hijacking (plural hijackings)
- The act of one who hijacks; the seizure of vehicles.
- The instance of such an act; the seizure of a vehicle.
2014 August 21, “A brazen heist in Paris [print version: International New York Times, 22 August 2014, p. 8]”, The New York Times:
- The audacious hijacking in Paris of a van carrying the baggage of a Saudi prince to his private jet is obviously an embarrassment to the French capital, whose ultra-high-end boutiques have suffered a spate of heists in recent months.
act of one who hijacks
instance of such an act