What is another word for holdup?

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[ hˈə͡ʊldʌp], [ hˈə‍ʊldʌp], [ h_ˈəʊ_l_d_ʌ_p]

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When a holdup occurs, one person demands money from another person while wielding a firearm, usually with the intent of inflicting injury or terror. As a result, holdups can induce a feeling of intense fear, leading some people to avoid areas where they are likely to be held up.

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