hostage otage


hostage = otage

Pronunciation =  hostage

Pronunciation in French = otage

hostage in French: otage

Part of speechnoun 

Definition in English: a prisoner who is held by one party to insure that another party will meet specified terms 

Definition in French: un prisonnier qui est détenu par une partie pour s’assurer qu’une autre partie respectera les conditions spécifiées

Examples in English:

  • They were held hostage by armed rebels

Examples in French:

  • Ils ont été pris en otage par des rebelles armés

Synonyms of hostage

Synonyms in French victime
Synonyms in English victim

Antonyms of hostage

Antonyms in French ravisseur
Antonyms in English captor

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