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nab

verb [T] uk   /næb/ (-bb-) informal us  
to take something suddenly, or to catch or arrest a criminal: Undercover police officers nabbed the men at the airport. Someone nabbed my apple when I wasn't looking!
Translations of “nab”
in Spanish pillar…
in French attraper…
in German schnappen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 搶奪,猛然抓住, 抓獲,逮捕(罪犯)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 抢夺,猛然抓住, 抓获,逮捕(罪犯)…
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