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English definition of “stick-up”


noun [C] uk   /ˈstɪk.ʌp/ old-fashioned informal us  
the act of threatening someone with a gun in order to steal from them: Two men ran into the bank, shouting "This is a stick-up!"Stealing
(Definition of stick-up noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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