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robbery

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈrɒb.ər.i/  us   /ˈrɑː.bɚ-/
B2 the crime of stealing from somewhere or someone: The gang admitted they had committed four recent bank robberies. He is in prison for armed robbery.
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in Korean 강도…
in Arabic سَطْو…
in Portuguese roubo, assalto…
in Catalan robatori, atracament…
in Japanese 強盗…
in Italian rapina…
in Chinese (Traditional) 搶劫, 盜竊…
in Russian ограбление…
in Turkish soygun, hırsızlık…
in Chinese (Simplified) 抢劫, 盗窃…
in Polish napad…
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