Meaning of robbery

rob•ber•y

Pronunciation: (rob'u-rē), [key]
— pl. -ber•ies.
  1. the act, the practice, or an instance of robbing.
  2. the felonious taking of the property of another from his or her person or in his or her immediate presence, against his or her will, by violence or intimidation. Cf.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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