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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “mob”

mob

noun [+ sing/pl verb]     /mɒb/ US  /mɑːb/
[C] usually disapproving a large angry crowd, especially one which could easily become violent
暴民,亂民
The angry mob outside the jail was/were ready to riot.
監獄外憤怒的暴民準備鬧事。
a lynch mob
行私刑的暴民
Fifty people were killed in three days of mob violence.
三天的暴亂中有50人喪生。
Groups of people
[C] informal a group of people who are friends or who are similar in some way
一群人,一夥;幫派,團夥
The usual mob were/was hanging out at the bar.
酒吧裡閒混的還是往常那夥人。
Groups of people
[S] informal an organization of criminals
犯罪集團
a New York mob leader
紐約犯罪集團的頭目
→ See also mobsterGangsters, thugs and criminal organizations
(Definition of mob noun from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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