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nobbleverb [T]

uk   /ˈnɒb.əl/ us   /ˈnɑː.əl/ UK slang
  • nobble verb [T] (PERSUADE)

to persuade someone to do what you want them to do, especially by using money or threats: The jury who convicted him were suspected of being nobbled.
  • nobble verb [T] (CATCH ATTENTION)

to intentionally catch the attention of someone so that you can talk to them: He nobbled her in the corridor to sign the invoice.
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