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General dictionaries General (31 matching dictionaries)
  1. hostage: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  2. hostage: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  3. hostage: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  4. hostage: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  5. hostage: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  6. hostage: Merriam-Webster's Online Dictionary, 11th Edition [home, info]
  7. hostage: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  8. Hostage: Wiktionary [home, info]
  9. hostage: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  10. hostage: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  11. hostage: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  12. Hostage, hostage: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  13. hostage: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  14. hostage: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  15. hostage: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  16. hostage: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  17. Hostage (album), Hostage (film), Hostage (movie), Hostage (novel), Hostage (song), Hostage (video game), Hostage, The Hostage (ballad), The Hostage (film), The Hostage (play), The Hostage (song), The Hostage: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Hostage: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. hostage: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. hostage: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. hostage: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. hostage: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. Hostage: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  24. hostage: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  25. hostage: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  26. hostage: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  27. hostage: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  28. hostage: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  29. hostage: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. HOSTAGE: Bouvier's Law Dictionary 1856 Edition [home, info]
  2. hostage: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. hostage: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. hostage: Political [home, info]
  2. Hostage: Brilliant Dream Dictionary [home, info]
  3. hostage: Idioms [home, info]

Religion dictionaries Religion (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Hostage: Easton Bible [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. hostage: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (1 matching dictionary)
  1. hostage: DOD Dictionary of Military Terms [home, info]

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

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