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mob

verb [T]     /mɒb/ US  /mɑːb/ (-bb-)
[T usually passive] to come together around someone in a crowd to express admiration , interest , or anger : They were mobbed by fans when they arrived at the theatre . Let's not go to the Old Town tonight - it's always mobbed (= there are always a lot of people there) on Fridays .Forming groups (of people) [I or T] When birds or small animals mob a bigger or more frightening bird or animal that is hunting them, they attack it together and force it to go away.Animal (non-human) behaviour
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