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mob

noun [C]  /mɑb/ us  
a large group of people gathered together who are often uncontrollable or violent: He arrived at the airport to find a mob of adoring fans waiting for him. The mob is also an organization of criminals, esp. the Mafia.

mob

verb [T]  /mɑb/ (-bb-) us  
to gather in a large group around someone to express admiration, interest, or anger: She was mobbed by her fans. The stores are always mobbed (= very crowded) on Saturdays.
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