hijacking

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See hijack

Verb[edit]

hijacking

  1. present participle of hijack

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hijacking ‎(plural hijackings)

  1. The act of one who hijacks; the seizure of vehicles.
  2. 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]”, in The New York Times[1]:
      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.

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