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Crime RelatedPlay
Abduction in legal use always refers to a criminal act, often associated with kidnapping. SlideThe abduction charges were quite serious.
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Covert ActionPlay
Abduction usually involves secrecy, stress on stealth or surprise in the act. SlideHe was planning the abduction without anyone's knowledge.
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Force or ThreatPlay
The term implies use of force or threats, not a voluntary act by the victim. SlideThe criminal's abduction method was to threaten victims with a knife.