Translation of mugging in Spanish:

mugging

Pronunciation: /ˈmʌgɪŋ/

n

[Law/Derecho]
  • 1.1 uncountable/no numerable (crime) atracos (masculine plural) mugging is on the increase está aumentando el número de atracos 1.2 countable/numerable (instance) atraco (masculine)
    More example sentences
    • Car theft, burglary, muggings and pick-pocketing are the most common crimes and sometimes it seems no amount of precautions will protect you.
    • Families are not able to move around because there have been muggings, kidnappings, rapes, murders, car thefts, armed robberies of homes and business.
    • Why are consecutive governments refusing to admit that crime of all sorts, muggings, rapes, burglaries and murders, is out of control?

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