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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ab·duc·tion /æbˈdʌkʃən/ 名詞 不可數
 劫持, 誘拐

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 ab·duc·tion /æbˈdʌkʃən/ 名詞
 展, 外展(運動)

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ab·duc·tion n.
 1. The act of abducing or abducting; a drawing apart; a carrying away.
 2. Physiol. The movement which separates a limb or other part from the axis, or middle line, of the body.
 3. Law The wrongful, and usually the forcible, carrying off of a human being; as, the abduction of a child, the abduction of an heiress.
 4. Logic A syllogism or form of argument in which the major is evident, but the minor is only probable.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the criminal act of capturing and carrying away by force a
           family member; if a man's wife is abducted it is a crime
           against the family relationship and against the wife
      2: (physiology) moving of a body part away from the central
         axis of the body