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1. tv. to arrest someone. (see also nabbed.) I knew they would nab him sooner or later.
2. and nabber n. a police officer; a cop. There’s a nabber at the door who wants to talk to you.


mod. caught by the police; arrested. She’s down at the police station. She’s nabbed.
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Uncle nab

n. a policeman. Watch out for Uncle nab. He’s been asking about you.
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He said establishment of NAB Multan Bureau is very significant as NAB Multan Bureau would not only address the complaints of three divisions of South Punjab including Multan, Bahawalpur and Dera Ghazi Khan regarding corruption but also help in eradication of corruption.
NAB goAHEAD enables NAB customers to apply for conditional approval for a new home loan online 24/7, and receive an instant response.
Qamar Zaman Chaudhry has said that that NAB has prosecuted corrupts and has recovered Rs.
He informed that under the dynamic leadership of Qamar Zaman Chaudhry NAB Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Regional Bureau is actively perusing the cause of elimination of corruption and corrupt practices through a holistic approach of Awareness, Prevention and Enforcement by adopting Zero Tolerance Policy across the board.
During the meeting, DG Operations NAB Headquarters gave presentation about the working of NAB and its operational methodology in order to conduct complaint verification, inquiries and investigations under National Accountability Ordinance 1999.
He said that all stakeholders should know publically that efficiency, honesty, dedication, commitment and hard-work is NABs main priority.
He said NAB has been mandated under section 33C of National Accountability Ordinance (NAO) 1999 to educate and advise public authorities, holders of public office and the community at large on measures to combat corruption and corrupt practices.
The NAbs Count Study is a 12-month, randomized, controlled, open-label, parallel group study taking place in approximately 130 study sites in the United States.
It was informed that NAB Lahore has established 1876 Character Building Societies to create Awareness against the ill effects of corruption among the youth of Pakistan in line with Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed with Higher Education Commission (HEC) by NAB.
The Chairman NAB exerted that NAB is a vibrant and a dynamic organization which recognizes the centrality of training as a tool of improvement and maintaining the quality of its manpower.
As one of the five companies receiving the highest number of attendee votes in the Content Delivery category during the second annual AIM program, VBrick Systems received AIM recognition for its EtherneTV Media Distribution System during the NAB Technology Luncheon held at the Las Vegas Convention Center on Wednesday, April 21.
WASHINGTON -- FOX Television and the CW Network will host meetings with all of their affiliated television station representatives at the NAB Show in Las Vegas, the NAB announced today.
has said that NAB is committed to eliminate corruption and corrupt practice across the board.
ISLAMABAD -- Chairman, National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Qamar Zaman Chaudhry Monday directed for setting up of accountability and monitoring system (AMS) in 75 days having warnings and alarms system for violators in NAB.