[ US /ˈɹɑbɝi/ ]
[ UK /ɹˈɒbəɹi/ ]
  1. larceny by threat of violence
  2. plundering during riots or in wartime
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How To Use robbery In A Sentence

  • He described the sequence of events leading up to the robbery.
  • The teen was committed to DYRS last year, the source said, after being "adjudicated," or found guilty, in Family Court of an armed robbery. Redskins Insider Podcast -- The Washington Post
  • Police have ruled out robbery as a motive for the killing.
  • Her brother's doing a ten-year stretch for armed robbery.
  • The robbery suspect broke away from the lockup.
  • The chase scene that follows is intercut with brief vignettes showing the bank officials glorying in the publicity the robbery has created.
  • Investigators have yet to establish a motive, but a failed robbery attempt is a likely reason, Moen said.
  • As he learns, the murders were a cover up for the diamond robbery that took place that night.
  • The unclaimed jewellery was part of the estimated £60m haul taken from the Knightsbridge Security deposit box robbery in 1987.
  • Robbery, which also includes carjackings, across the division has been reduced by more than 50 per cent.
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