Translation of mugging in Spanish:


atracos, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈmʌɡɪŋ//ˈməɡɪŋ/


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    (masculine plural) atracos
    mugging is on the increase está aumentando el número de atracos
    • The priority is to drive down street crime - muggings, assaults, and disorderly behaviour.
    • Similar increases occurred in other forms of armed robbery as well as in muggings and burglaries.
    • The crimes that affect most citizens, such as vandalism, muggings, burglary and car crimes, are considered low priority.
    • The new policy has freed up impressive amounts of police time and money to fight other crime, halving muggings in the area.
    • It has also pushed up muggings and violent crime offences by 43% since its inception.
    • Some street crimes, like muggings, will just happen, and you will see them.
    • Why are consecutive governments refusing to admit that crime of all sorts, muggings, rapes, burglaries and murders, is out of control?
    • It's pathetic, I know, but then I also know that the vast majority of muggings, thefts and attacks could be avoided with some careful forethought.
    • A crackdown on drug-related crime has been launched in areas of Leeds where residents have been plagued by burglary, theft and muggings.
    • Compared to places like Horsforth and Yeadon, the number of burglaries, muggings and robberies are very low.
    • Improved street lighting could reduce the amount of street violence, assaults, muggings, car thefts and burglaries, he said.
    • Nothing is more depressing than a never-ending litany of vandalism, muggings and burglaries.
    • There has been an increase in crime, especially muggings and murders.
    • After years of decreasing numbers of pickpockets and purse snatchings, muggings are back on the rise.
    • Local radio news bulletins are jammed with reports of muggings and vicious petty criminals.
    • There have also been muggings and pickpockets in town.
    • There have been reports of recent attempted kidnappings, muggings and stabbings.
    • Families are not able to move around because there have been muggings, kidnappings, rapes, murders, car thefts, armed robberies of homes and business.
    • Car theft, burglary, muggings and pick-pocketing are the most common crimes and sometimes it seems no amount of precautions will protect you.
    • Chain snatchings, muggings and burglaries have become rampant.
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    atraco masculine