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"rob" in British English

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robverb [T]

uk   /rɒb/  us   /rɑːb/ (-bb-)
B1 to take money or property illegally from a place, organization, or person, often using violence: The terrorists financed themselves by robbing banks. My wallet's gone! I've been robbed! They robbed the company of $2 million.
C2 If someone is robbed of something they deserve or want, it is taken away from them: A last-minute injury robbed me of my place on the team.

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"rob" in American English

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robverb [T]

 us   /rɑb/ (-bb-)
to take money or property from a person or place illegally: Two men robbed the store last night.
If someone is robbed of a quality, that quality is taken away: Elderly people should not be robbed of their dignity.
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"rob" in Business English

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robverb [T]

uk   us   /rɒb/ (-bb-)
to take money or property illegally from a place, organization, or person: The bank was robbed last year.rob sb of sth They were robbed of their life insurance.

ROBnoun [U]

uk   us   MARKETING
abbreviation for run of book
(Definition of rob from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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