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robbery

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noun rob·bery \ˈrä-b(ə-)rē\

Simple Definition of robbery

  • : the crime of stealing money or property : the crime of robbing a person or place

Full Definition of robbery

plural rob·ber·ies

  1. :  the act or practice of robbing; specifically :  larceny from the person or presence of another by violence or threat

Examples of robbery

  1. a series of armed robberies

  2. They foiled a bank robbery.

  3. He is charged with attempted robbery.

  4. She was arrested for robbery.



13th Century

First Known Use of robbery

13th century




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