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Meaning of “snatch” - Learner’s Dictionary

snatch

verb [T]
 
 
/snætʃ/
TAKE to take something or someone quickly and suddenly: Bill snatched the telephone from my hand. The child was snatched from his bed.Having in your hands
DO QUICKLY to do or get something quickly because you only have a short amount of time: I managed to snatch some lunch.Hurrying and doing things quicklyBusy and activeMoving quickly
(Definition of snatch verb from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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