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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A carrying away as a felonious removal of goods.

Usage examples (17)
  • That ` s called asportation, and that ` s what we have here, right, Greg Skordas?
  • GRACE: In kidnapping, there has to be an element called "asportation," which is movement, like I put you in my car and drive you away, or it could be as simply as a few...
  • I think it's more properly what's called if you believe that's what happened, it's a false imprisonment, where you've said I've got you here, because kidnapping generally...
  • In DC, for example, asportation is not a requierd element of kidnapping. for more
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