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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.Stealing
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