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noun [countable]     snatch pronunciation in American English
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  1. 1
    a short piece of something that you hear
    snatch of:

    a few snatches of conversation

    1. a.
      a short period of time when you manage to do something such as sleep

      She slept in snatches through the day.

  2. 2
    mainly journalism an act of stealing something or of taking someone away by force
  3. 3
    offensive an offensive word for a woman’s vagina (=sex organ)
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