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An example use of kidnap in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… Mexico the profile of kidnap victims has …”
Kidnap means to take someone away from their home or place of work by force, especially to hold them for ransom.
the word kidnap occurs in english on average 2.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.