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mob
[mɒb]
noun
1. turba (f) horda (f) (crowd)
  • the Mob (familiar) la Mafia (the Mafia)
  • mob rule la ley de la calle
verbo transitivo (pt & pp mobbed)
también:
  • to be mobbed by fans ser asediado(a) por una multitud de admiradores
mob [mɒb]
noun
1 (crowd) multitud (f); muchedumbre (f); bola (f); (Méx) (rabble) populacho (m); turba (f); especially (LAm)
some houses were burnt by the mobs unas casas fueron incendiadas por el populacho; the army has become a mob el ejército se ha transformado en una turba incontrolada; they went in a mob to the town hall fueron en tropel al ayuntamiento; to join the mob echarse a las calles; they're a hard-drinking mob son una pandilla de borrachos
2
the mob (the masses) el populacho
3 (criminal gang) pandilla (f)
Joe and his mob Joe y su pandilla; the Mob (US) la Mafia
4 (Mil)
which mob were you in? ¿en qué regimiento estuviste?
transitive verb
1 (attack) asaltar
2 (surround)
he was mobbed whenever he went out al salir siempre se veía acosado por la gente; the minister was mobbed by journalists los periodistas se apiñaban en torno al ministro
modifier
mob oratory (n) demagogia (f) populachera
mob rule (n) ley (f) de la calle
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