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American English: /ˈrɑb(ə)ri/
British English: /ˈrɒb(ə)ri/

Translation of robbery in Spanish:

noun plural -ries

uncountable and countable
  • I'm not paying two hundred: it's sheer o daylight robbery! [colloquial]
    no pienso pagar doscientos, es un auténtico robo
    Example sentences
    • England and Wales already have the highest levels of burglaries, car thefts, assaults and robberies in the industrialised world.
    • The story concerns a criminal gang called The Vampires, mysterious and resourceful, that terrorizes France with a succession of swindles, robberies, and murders.
    • She has been framed by the gangsters and is wanted for several armed robberies.

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