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"nab" in British English

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(Definition of “nab” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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nabverb [ T ]

us /næb/ -bb- infml

to catch someone or take something suddenly:

The thief was nabbed as he left the store.

(Definition of “nab” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)