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Abduction

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

The abduction motif in myth usually involves the malicious capture of a girl or young woman by an evil force or lustful deity or hero. In Greek mythology Persephone is ...

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abduct

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 18 words.

XIX. f. abduct-, pp. stem of L. abdūcere, f. AB- + dūcere lead, carry.

So abduction XVII.

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abduction

Overview page. Subjects: Law.

N.

Wrongfully taking away or detaining another person, usually by force or fraud. See child abduction; false imprisonment; kidnapping.

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abductor

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health — Biological Sciences.

A type of muscle whose function is to move a limb away from the body. Abductors work antagonistically with adductors.

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Abduction

John Kaag.

in Thinking Through the Imagination

February 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art. 6457 words.

This chapter focuses the relationship between Peircean abduction and the concepts of the imagination and genius in German idealism. It asks the following questions: What is abduction? Can...

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abductor

Elizabeth Martin and Robert Hine.

in A Dictionary of Biology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 22 words.

A type of muscle whose function is to move a limb away from the body. Abductors work antagonistically with adductors

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abductor

Edited by Robert Hine and Elizabeth Martin.

in A Dictionary of Biology

June 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 22 words.

A type of muscle whose function is to move a limb away from the body. Abductors work antagonistically with *

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abduction

Jonathan Law and Elizabeth A. Martin.

in A Dictionary of Law

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 20 words.

n.

Wrongfully taking away or detaining another person, usually by force or fraud. See child abduction; false imprisonment;

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abduction

Edited by Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Law

June 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 20 words.

Wrongfully taking away or detaining another person, usually by force or fraud. See child abduction; false imprisonment; kidnapping

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abduction

Graham Gooch and Michael Williams.

in A Dictionary of Law Enforcement

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Policing. 142 words.

1 Wrongfully taking away or detaining another person, usually by force or fraud. See also child abduction; false imprisonment

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abduction

Graham Gooch and Michael Williams.

in A Dictionary of Law Enforcement

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Policing. 187 words.

1 The wrongful taking away of a person. The offences connected with the abduction of women contained within the Sexual

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