robbery noun definition in Types of crime topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


 noun: Types of crime topic
the crime of stealing money or goods from a bank, shop/store, person, etc., especially using violence or threats armed robbery (= using a gun, knife, etc.) There has been a spate of robberies in the area recently. He was shot as he tried to foil a bank robbery. He already had a conviction for armed robbery.

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