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shop·lift

 (shŏp′lĭft′)
v. shop·lift·ed, shop·lift·ing, shop·lifts
v.intr.
To steal merchandise from a store.
v.tr.
To steal (merchandise) from a store.

shop′lift′er n.
shop′lift′ing n.

shoplifting

(ˈʃɒpˌlɪftɪŋ)
n
the act of stealing goods from a shop during shopping hours
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shoplifting - the act of stealing goods that are on display in a storeshoplifting - the act of stealing goods that are on display in a store; "shrinkage is the retail trade's euphemism for shoplifting"
larceny, stealing, theft, thievery, thieving - the act of taking something from someone unlawfully; "the thieving is awful at Kennedy International"
Translations
سَرَقَةُ السِلَعَ مِنَ الـمَتَاجِرسَرِقَة مَعْروضات المَتجِر
krádež v obchodě
butikstyveri
myymälävarkaus
krađa u trgovini
bolti lopás
búîaròjófnaîur
万引き
상점 절도
krádež v obchode
kraja po trgovinah
snatteri
การลักขโมยของในร้าน
aşırmadükkân hırsızlığı
sự ăn cắp ở các cửa hàng

shoplifting

[ˈʃɒpˌlɪftɪŋ] Nratería f

shoplifting

[ˈʃɒplɪftɪŋ] nvol m à l'étalage

shoplifting

[ˈʃɒpˌlɪftɪŋ] ntaccheggio

shop

(ʃop) noun
1. a place where goods are sold. a baker's shop.
2. a workshop, or a place where any kind of industry is carried on. a machine-shop.
verbpast tense, past participle shopped
(often go shopping) to visit shops for the purpose of buying. We shop on Saturdays; She goes shopping once a week.
ˈshopper noun
1. a person who is shopping. The street was full of shoppers.
2. a large bag used when shopping.
ˈshopping noun
1. the activity of buying goods in shops. Have you a lot of shopping to do?; (also adjective) a shopping-list.
2. the goods bought. He helped her carry her shopping home; (also adjective) a shopping-basket / bag.
shop assistant (American ˈsalesclerk, *clerk)
a person employed in a shop to serve customers.
shop floor
the workers in a factory or workshop, as opposed to the management.
ˈshopkeeper noun
a person who runs a shop of his own.
ˈshoplifter noun
a person who steals goods from a shop.
ˈshoplifting noun
shopping centre
a place, often a very large building, where there is a large number of different shops.
shopping mall noun
(also mall) (American) a shopping centre in which traffic is usually not allowed.
shop around
to compare prices, quality of goods etc at several shops before buying anything.

shoplifting

سَرَقَةُ السِلَعَ مِنَ الـمَتَاجِر krádež v obchodě butikstyveri Ladendiebstahl κλοπή σε κατάστημα hurto myymälävarkaus vol à l’étalage krađa u trgovini taccheggio 万引き 상점 절도 stelen nasking kradzież sklepowa furto em loja кража в магазине snatteri การลักขโมยของในร้าน aşırma sự ăn cắp ở các cửa hàng 入店行窃
References in classic literature ?
shoplifting, stealing of shop-books and pocket-books, and taking off gold watches from the ladies' sides; and this last she did so dexterously that no woman ever arrived to the performance of that art so as to do it like her.
However, as I have said, it made me the more wary, and particularly I was very shy of shoplifting, especially among the mercers and drapers, who are a set of fellows that have their eyes very much about them.
United States], Nov 20 (ANI): United States President Donald Trump on Sunday lashed out at the father of a UCLA basketball player, who was arrested in China on shoplifting charges earlier this month.
Trump's latest tweet on the matter came after LaVar Ball, father of University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA) basketball player LiAngelo Ball, implied that Trump had not helped get his son and two other players released from jail last week after they were caught shoplifting in China.
Shoplifting is a crime that impacts on all Tasmanians and thats why the Hodgman Liberal Government will invest in a new Crime Stoppers campaign aimed at supporting our retailers.
MERSEYSIDE'S shoplifting hotspots have been revealed - and they may surprise you.
To translate the recorded instances of shoplifting in various cities, and then noting that Gateshead was the only city (sic) in Tyne and Wear with a below national average rate of the offence was used to assert that this demonstrated that "the equivalent of only one in every 197 residents committed the retail crime".
And Newcastle is one of the worst places in the country when it comes to shoplifting with the number of thefts reported twice the national average.
THERE has been a surge in shoplifting in the Huddersfield area with crimes increasing at more than five times the average rate.
The increased shoplifting activity reported by police and retail security experts during the economic downturn shows scant sign of abating now that a recovery is under way, according to an annual survey of retail theft.
SHOPLIFTING has soared in the past year as Brits battle austerity cuts.
POLICE in Barry are stepping up patrols in the lead up to Christmas in a bid to try to reduce shoplifting in the town this Christmas.