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robverb [T]

 us   /rɑb/ (-bb-)
to take ​money or ​property from a ​person or ​placeillegally: 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 ​theirdignity.
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robverb [T]

uk   /rɒb/  us   /rɑːb/ (-bb-)
B1 to take ​money or ​propertyillegally from a ​place, ​organization, or ​person, often using ​violence: The ​terroristsfinanced 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-minuteinjury robbed me of my ​place on the ​team.

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robverb [T]

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

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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