nab Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"nab" in British English

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nabverb [T]

uk   us   /næb/ (-bb-) informal
to take something ​suddenly, or to ​catch or ​arrest a ​criminal: Undercover ​policeofficers nabbed the men at the ​airport. Someone nabbed my ​apple when I wasn't ​looking!
(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)
Translations of “nab”
in Spanish pillar…
in Vietnamese tóm cổ…
in Malaysian mencekup…
in Thai จับ…
in French attraper…
in German schnappen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 抢夺,猛然抓住, 抓获,逮捕(罪犯)…
in Indonesian menangkap…
in Chinese (Traditional) 搶奪,猛然抓住, 抓獲,逮捕(罪犯)…
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