English version

hijacking

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Crime, Air, Motor vehicles
hijackinghi‧jack‧ing /ˈhaɪdʒækɪŋ/ noun  1 [countable, uncountable]SCCTTA the use of violence or threats to take control of a plane the recent series of airplane hijackings2 [uncountable]SCCTTC the act of stealing goods from vehicles
Examples from the Corpus
hijackingOne person was killed during the hijacking.
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