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"robbery" in British English

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robberynoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈrɒb.ər.i/  us   /ˈrɑː.bɚ-/
B2 the ​crime of ​stealing from ​somewhere or someone: The ​gangadmitted they had committed four ​recentbank robberies. He is in ​prison for armed robbery.

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

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robberynoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ˈrɒbəri/ (plural robberies) LAW
the ​crime of ​stealing from somewhere or someone: He committed several robberies. a bank robbery
(Definition of robbery from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “robbery”
in Arabic سَطْو…
in Korean 강도…
in Portuguese roubo, assalto…
in Catalan robatori, atracament…
in Japanese 強盗…
in Chinese (Simplified) 抢劫, 盗窃…
in Turkish soygun, hırsızlık…
in Russian ограбление…
in Chinese (Traditional) 搶劫, 盜竊…
in Italian rapina…
in Polish napad…
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