Translation of "robbery" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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robberynoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˈrɒb.ər.i/ us /ˈrɑː.bɚ.i/

B2 the crime of stealing from somewhere or someone

The gang admitted they had committed four recent bank robberies. 这个犯罪团伙承认最近发生的4起银行抢劫案是他们干的。
He is in prison for armed robbery. 他因持枪抢劫而被捕入狱。

More examples

  • He has twice been convicted of robbery.
  • Have they any evidence to implicate him in the robbery?
  • Incidents of armed robbery have increased over the last few years.
  • He served four years in prison for robbery.
  • The robbery had been recorded on a concealed security camera.

(Translation of “robbery” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)