Highjacking


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Highjacking

Japanese term for a takeover.
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Highjacking

Informal for a takeover. The term is most common in Japan.
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From his initial campaign, the policy motto of President Clinton has been, "It's the economy, stupid." He has been able to take credit for economic success and succeeded, too, in highjacking the mantle of fiscal responsibility from the Republicans.
The action movie, about the terrorist highjacking of the presidential plane, only hit cinema screens across Britain in September.
Another spinoff is critiqued by Virgina Careless in `The Highjacking of Anne,' Canadian Children's Literature 67 (1992): 48-56.
Piracy used to mean ship highjacking on the high seas.
A half decade later, one event in particular made clear the symbiotic relationship between the media and terrorism, setting off a second flurry of analysis: the highjacking of TWA Flight 847 to Beirut.
Joel Ikenya and Sani Danladi were accused yesterday by eight other APC governorship aspirants of highjacking the election process to their favour.
Citing precedence from political history, Aitzaz said that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif had been convicted by the apex court in year 2000 in the plane highjacking case but the decision was overturned in 2009 as the court accepted an appeal against its previous judgement after nine long years.
Watson said that the South African authorities believe Dewani conspired with others to make his murder 'appear as if they had both been the victims of a random highjacking'.
While no injuries were reported in the removal operation, several people were hurt in the bus highjacking and crash.
The pro-converters, with their minimum ballot stake of pounds 100, are still accused of highjacking the societies in order to get something for nothing.
Danlami Ikenya and the former acting governor of Taraba state Sani Danladi of highjacking and manipulating the election results to their favour.