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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of catching an object with the hands; A weightlift in which the barbell is lifted overhead in one rapid motion; (law) the unlawful act of capturing and carrying away a person against their will and holding them in false imprisonment;

Usage examples (2)
  • Theft from the person includes pickpocketing and 'snatch' thefts from cars.
  • In the Commonwealth Games, medals were given separately for 'snatch', 'clean and jerk', and for more
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