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verb [with object]
illegally seize (an aircraft, ship, or vehicle) in transit and force it to go to a different destination or use it for one’s own purposes:three armed men hijacked a white van (as noun hijacking)an eight-hour hijacking steal (goods) by seizing them in transit. take over (something) and use it for a different purpose:the organization had been hijacked by extremists
an incident or act of hijacking.
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