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highway robberynoun [U]

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→  daylight robbery
(Definition of highway robbery from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “highway robbery”
in Arabic سَرِقة في وَح النهار…
in Korean 노상 강도…
in Portuguese um roubo…
in Catalan robatori…
in Japanese ぼったくり, 法外な値段を取ること…
in Italian furto…
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