robbery

  1. larceny by threat of violence
  2. plundering during riots or in wartime

Robbery

Theft, or threat of theft, by force. (Crimes against property)

Robbery

The crime of using, or threatening to use, force to steal

robbery

[n] - larceny by threat of violence
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robbery

In law, a variety of theft: stealing from a person, using force, or the threat of force, to intimidate the victim. The maximum penalty in the UK is life imprisonment. ...
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Robbery

Rob'berĀ·y noun ; plural Robberies . [ Old French roberie .] 1. The act or practice of robbing; theft. « Thieves for their robbery have authority When judges steal themselves.» Shak. 2. (Law) The crime of robbing. See Rob
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robbery

noun larceny by threat of violence
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Robbery

• (n.) The crime of robbing. See Rob, v. t., 2. • (n.) The act or practice of robbing; theft.
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robbery

in criminal law, an aggravated form of theft that involves violence or the threat of violence against a victim in his presence. Many criminologists ... [4 related articles]
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robbery

robbery, in law, felonious taking of property from a person against his will by threatening or committing force or violence. The injury or threat may be directed against the person robbed, his property, or the person or property of his relative or of anyone in his presence at the time of the robbery...
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Robbery

The felonious and forcible taking from the person of another, goods or money to any value, by violence or putting him in fear. By "taking from the person" is meant not only the immediate taking from his person, but also from his presence when it is done with violence and against his consent. The taking must be by violence or putting the owner in .....
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Robbery

(n) Robbery is taking the physical possession of an article or movable property without the consent of the owner or holder of right in that property by stealing, or by exerting force threat etc. Robbery is a criminal activity punishable with imprisonment
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robbery

n. 1) the direct taking of property (including money) from a person (victim) through force, threat or intimidation. Robbery is a felony (crime punishable by a term in state or federal prison). "Armed robbery" involves the use of a gun or other weapon which can do bodily harm, such as a knife or club, and under most state laws carries a stiffer pena...
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robbery

In law, a variety of theft: stealing from a person, using force, or the threat of force, to intimidate the victim
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Robbery

Robbery is the crime of taking or attempting to take something of value by force or threat of force or by putting the victim in fear. At common law, robbery is defined as taking the property of another, with the intent to permanently deprive the person of that property, by means of force or fear. Precise definitions of the offence may vary between...
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ROBBERY

theft from the person (usually involving violence or the threat of it); a felony
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robbery

Felonious taking of another's property in that person's presence by force or fear. Differs from larceny.
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Robbery

Felonious taking of another
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Robbery

The crime of directly taking property (including money) from a person (victim) through force, threat, or intimidation. Robbery is a felony, punishable by a term in state or federal prison. Armed robbery involves the use of gun or other weapon, such as a knife or club, and under most state laws carries a stiffer penalty than robbery by merely taking...
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Robbery

[disambiguation] Robbery is the offense of attempting to take the property of another by threat of force. Robbery may also refer to: == See also == ...
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