hijacking

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hijacking(
hay
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jah
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kihng
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (aviation)
a. el secuestro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The pilot was injured during the hijacking of the jet.El piloto resultó herido durante el secuestro del avión.
2. (transport)
a. el robo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Police are investigating the hijacking of a truck and its cargo of cigarettes.La policía investiga el robo de un camión y su carga de cigarrillos.
3.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(wrongful appropriation)
a. la apropiación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Sheila was angry at her colleague's hijacking of her design.Sheila estaba enojada por la apropiación de su diseño por parte de su compañero de trabajo.
4. (cooptation)
a. el secuestro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The secretary general resigned because of what he called the hijacking of the party by a group of radicals.El secretario general dimitió por lo que llamó el secuestro del partido por un grupo de radicales.
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hijacking
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el secuestro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
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hijacking [ˈhaɪdʒækɪŋ]
noun
secuestro (m); apropiación (f);
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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