atraco
masculine noun
1. (raid) 
a. robbery 
En el atraco los ladrones se llevaron miles de dólares en varias bolsas.In the robbery the thieves stole thousands of dollars in bags.
b. holdup (colloquial) 
Las joyerías suelen tener fuertes medidas de seguridad para evitar los atracos.Jeweler's usually have very strong security measures to avoid holdups.
c. mugging (of a person) 
El atraco a los peatones se produce en calles principales a plena luz del día.Muggings of pedestrians happen on the main streets in broad daylight.
atraco
Noun
1. (general) 
a. robbery 
atraco a mano armadaarmed robbery
¿1.000 euros por eso? ¡menudo atraco!1,000 euros for that? that's daylight robbery!
atraco
[de banco etc] holdup; robbery; [de paseante] mugging; [de avión] hijack; hijacking
¡es un atraco! it's daylight robbery!
atraco a mano armada armed robbery
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