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  1. snatchingnoun

    The act by which something is snatched.

    Three purse snatchings in the park were reported this week.


  1. snatching

    Snatch theft is a criminal act, common in Southeast Asia, South America, and Southern Europe, of forcefully stealing a pedestrian's personal property by employing rob-and-run tactics.

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  1. Snatching

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of snatching in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of snatching in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of snatching in a Sentence

  1. Brad Adams:

    Thailand's junta has reached a new level of ruthlessness by snatching an activist from his hospital bed.

  2. Chuck Canterbury:

    It's almost a radical rhetoric causing officers to say, 'Wait a second, I'm out here to serve the public. I saved a little old lady from a purse snatching. I gave CPR on the highway and saved somebody. Now, I'm a villain?'.

  3. Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams:

    This is a blemish on our entire city. Anytime our well-trained police officers can not de-escalate a situation between mother and child without looking like Border Patrol police snatching away babies and children, that says that we're not doing what we need to do correctly.

  4. Charles Kajoloweka:

    There is a need for stiffer punishment. Snatching the charcoal counts for nothing, charcoal means trees have already been felled.

  5. Lyons Lowe:

    Snatching defeat from the jaws of victory.

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