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  1. captivesnoun

    ; persons held prisoner

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  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.

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  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

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  1. William Shakespeare:

    He was my friend, faithful, and just to me, but Brutus says, he was ambitious, and Brutus is an honorable man. He hath brought many captives home to Rome, whose ransoms did the general coffers fill. Did this in Caesar seem ambitious. When the poor have cried, Caesar hath wept. Ambition should me made of sterner stuff, yet Brutus says, he was ambitious and Brutus is an honorable man.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. The President:

    It was one of the largest and most daring rescue missions in American history. Pat and his team rescued 75 captives and killed 20 ISIS terrorists. Pat, you embody the righteous glory of American valor. We stand in awe of your heroic, daring and gallant deeds, you truly went above and beyond the call of duty to earn our nation's highest military honor.

  5. Vian Dakhil:

    We sometimes say that we wish we had been massacred. This would be better than being kidnapped and raped. We prefer death now over the fate of what is happening to these girls and women, 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.

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