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English definition of “grab”

grab

noun [C]     /ɡræb/
a sudden attempt to hold , get, or take something: The two children both made a grab for the same cake .Capturing or taking possession of thingsGetting, receiving and accepting grabby     /ˈɡræb.i/ informal Don't be so grabby (= trying to take things for yourself), Shirley. Let the others have their share .Greedy
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