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rob

verb [T] uk   /rɒb/ us    /rɑːb/ (-bb-)
B1 to take money or property illegally from a place, organization, or person, often using violence: The terrorists financed themselves by robbing banks. My wallet's gone! I've been robbed! They robbed the company of £2 million. C2 If someone is robbed of something they deserve or want, it is taken away from them: A last-minute injury robbed me of my place on the team.
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