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Meaning of “rob” - Learner’s Dictionary

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
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