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  1. captives(Noun)

    ; persons held prisoner


  1. Captives

    Captives is a 1994 romantic crime drama film directed by Angela Pope and written by Dublin screenwriter Frank Deasy. It stars Julia Ormond, Tim Roth and Keith Allen. The picture was selected as the opening film in the Venetian Nights section of the 1994 Venice Film Festival, in addition to its selection for Gala Presentation at the 1994 Toronto Film Festival.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of captives in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of captives in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. President Barack Obama:

    We devoted enormous resources, always devote enormous resources to freeing captives or hostages anywhere in the world.

  2. Muhammadu Buhari:

    The President has repeatedly expressed his total commitment towards ensuring the safe return of the #ChibokGirls, and all other Boko Haram captives.

  3. Luckily Ahlam:

    It is now on the government and on the international community to focus on this. How to get these captives back. It's inconceivable that in the 21st century something like this is happening as if we were living in the Stone Age.

  4. Benjamin Netanyahu:

    The Middle East is plagued by anti-Western, anti-democratic and anti-American extremism. Terrorists brutally behead their shackled captives before video cameras. Despots lead their people in chants of 'Death to America' while building intercontinental ballistic missiles to reach America.

  5. Denis Krivosheev:

    This chilling `confession' from a separatist fighter, alongside video evidence and testimony from witnesses, and the mounting evidence of abuses of captives by both sides, highlights the urgent need for an independent investigation into this and all other allegations of abuses in this conflict which began a year ago.

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