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English definition of “rob”

rob

verb [T]
 
 
/rɒb/ (present participle robbing, past tense and past participle robbed)
B1 to steal from someone or somewhere, often using violence: to rob a bank Two tourists were robbed at gunpoint in the city centre last night.StealingTaking things away from someone or somewhereRemoving and getting rid of things
rob sb of sth to take something important away from someone: The war had robbed them of their innocence.Taking things away from someone or somewhereRemoving and getting rid of things
(Definition of rob from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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