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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of abduct.

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Examples

  • The State Department, which enforces the treaty in the U.S., currently has more than 2,000 active cases involving nearly 3,000 children abducted from the U.S. or wrongfully retained abroad.

    The Snatchback

  • Investigators have found the newborn baby abducted from a Tennessee home, authorities announced in a statement late Friday night.

    Update: Abducted newborn found safe

  • The State Department, which enforces the treaty in the U.S., currently has more than 2,000 active cases involving nearly 3,000 children abducted from the U.S. or wrongfully retained abroad.

    The Snatchback

  • Barbara Jean Bosworth, an Alexandria woman who apparently had been abducted from the Springfield shopping mall and forced into her own car by robbers was killed yesterday in Prince William County when the car crashed as the robbers fled from pursuers, authorities said.

    Matthew Yglesias » Rich Lawyers Boosting Traffic Jams and Calling It Charity

  • The State Department, which enforces the treaty in the U.S., currently has more than 2,000 active cases involving nearly 3,000 children abducted from the U.S. or wrongfully retained abroad.

    The Snatchback

  • I am currently speaking sumerian, and one of your fellow countrymen I abducted is translating and typing in english.

    Is “The Fourth Kind” real or fake? Secrets revealed » Scene-Stealers

  • Bosley, a well-respected Meetup. com pug [Ed note: as opposed to, what, pugs of ill repute?], was abducted from a CARNIVAL by a CARNIVAL WORKER during OKTOBERFEST in La Crosse, Wisconsin and THOUSANDS of people around the nation are up in arms.

    Boing Boing

  • Peepoe, a female dolphin abducted by two males, manages to escape and stumbles on an alien habitat.

    REVIEW: The Space Opera Renaissance edited by David G. Hartwell & Kathryn Cramer

  • The rebels were holding 24 Filipino seamen abducted from a German freighter last month.

    CNN Transcript Feb 12, 2007

  • The kidnap victims were abducted from a Chinese-owned woodcraft factory in the nearby town of Maluso.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

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