mugging


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mug·ging

 (mŭg′ĭng)
n.
An assault upon a person especially with the intent to rob.

mugging

(ˈmʌɡɪŋ)
n
an act of robbery with violence, esp in the street
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mugging - assault with intent to robmugging - assault with intent to rob    
assault - a threatened or attempted physical attack by someone who appears to be able to cause bodily harm if not stopped
Translations
loupežné přepadení
overfald
pahoinpitelyryöstöväkivaltainen
napad s pljačkom
強奪
강도 행위
rånöverfall
การทำร้ายเพื่อปล้นทรัพย์
hành động cướp

mugging

[ˈmʌgɪŋ] Natraco m (callejero)

mugging

[ˈmʌgɪŋ] nagression f

mugging

nStraßenraub m no pl; a lot of muggingsviele Überfälle auf offener Straße

mugging

[ˈmʌgɪŋ] naggressione f (a scopo di rapina)

mugging

هُجُومٌ لِلْسَرِقَةِ loupežné přepadení overfald Raubüberfall ληστεία atraco pahoinpitely agression napad s pljačkom aggressione 強奪 강도 행위 straatroof ran napad uliczny assalto ограбление rånöverfall การทำร้ายเพื่อปล้นทรัพย์ kapkaççılık hành động cướp 抢劫
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They said no mugging incident was reported for the entire period Ambani was in custody, but the series of muggings returned soon after he was released on bail.
Her brother who was accompanying her later told the police that robbers shot her for resisting the mugging. The robbers however took away her hand purse containing cash and docs.
Some four of them work together."They were mugging people at noon.
Another Syrian man was the victim of a mugging and was robbed of $50 in the Beirut neighborhood of Ashrafieh.
Sure, there are a few beaming boozeheads and upbeat probation violators who spoil the mood by, well, mugging for the cameras.
A FRIEND of an undercover cop stabbed trying to stop a mugging last night said: ``He could have been killed.''
About 10 years ago, Thomas began teaching "Model Mugging" at Stanford University.
The boy, 14, is accused of giving Mary Payne a fatal heart attack by mugging her and taking her bag of rolls.