Translation of "robbery" - English-Traditional 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

搶劫;盜竊
The gang admitted they had committed four recent bank robberies. 這個犯罪團夥承認最近發生的四宗銀行搶劫案是他們做的。
He is in prison for armed robbery. 他因持槍搶劫而被捕入獄。

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 (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)