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burglary

breaking and entering a building with intent to steal
Not to be confused with:
robbery – taking the property of a person in his or her presence by violence or intimidation
plunder – to rob by open force, as in war; to take wrongfully as by pillage or fraud
theft – the act of stealing; unlawfully taking and carrying away the property of another; larceny
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bur·gla·ry

 (bûr′glə-rē)
n. pl. bur·gla·ries
1. The act of entering another's premises without authorization in order to commit a crime, such as theft.
2. An instance of this: There were 10 burglaries in the area last month.
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burglary

(ˈbɜːɡlərɪ)
n, pl -ries
(Law) English criminal law the crime of either entering a building as a trespasser with the intention of committing theft, rape, grievous bodily harm, or damage, or, having entered as a trespasser, of committing one or more of these offences
burglarious adj
burˈglariously adv
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bur•gla•ry

(ˈbɜr glə ri)

n., pl. -ries.
the felony of breaking into and entering the house, office, etc., of another with intent to steal.
[1150–1200; Middle English < Anglo-French]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.burglary - entering a building unlawfully with intent to commit a felony or to steal valuable propertyburglary - entering a building unlawfully with intent to commit a felony or to steal valuable property
felony - a serious crime (such as murder or arson)
break-in, breaking and entering, housebreaking - trespassing for an unlawful purpose; illegal entrance into premises with criminal intent
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burglary

noun breaking and entering, housebreaking, break-in He's been arrested for burglary.
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burglary

noun
The act of entering a building or room with the intent to commit theft:
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Translations
vloupáníloupež
indbrudindbrudstyveri
murtomurtovarkaus
provala
innbrot
住居侵入罪
강도죄
vlom
inbrott
การบุกเข้ามาขโมยของในอาคารหรือบ้าน
hırsızlıkev soyma
trộm cắp

burglary

[ˈbɜːglərɪ] Nrobo m (en una casa) (Jur) → allanamiento m de morada
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burglary

[ˈbɜːrgləri] ncambriolage m
to commit a burglary → commettre un cambriolage
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burglary

nEinbruch m; (= offence)(Einbruchs)diebstahl m
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burglary

[ˈbɜːglərɪ] nfurto (con scasso)
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burglar

(ˈbəːglə) noun
a person who enters a house etc illegally to steal. The burglar stole her jewellery.
ˈburglar alarm noun
an alarm against burglaries.
ˈburglaryplural ˈburglaries noun
(an act of) illegally entering a house etc to steal. He has been charged with burglary.
ˈburgle verb
Our house has been burgled.
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burglary

سَطْو vloupání indbrudstyveri Einbruch διάρρηξη robo con allanamiento murtovarkaus cambriolage provala furto 住居侵入罪 강도죄 inbraak innbrudd włamanie assalto кража со взломом inbrott การบุกเข้ามาขโมยของในอาคารหรือบ้าน hırsızlık trộm cắp 行窃
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(19) After the evidence is presented, the military judge instructs the members on the elements of the offense. The first element for the offense of larceny is "[t]hat the accused wrongfully took, obtained, or withheld certain property from the possession of the owner or any other person." (20) The members are not instructed to agree on one of the three theories contained in this element, because the requisite number of members is only required to agree that the prosecution proved all of the elements beyond a reasonable doubt.
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It does not appear to modify the elements of the offense in any way which is defined in AS 28.35.030, and which had long been established to make actual blood alcohol level an element of the offense, and not the test result itself.
In Jackson, the Supreme Court held the due process clause requires the prosecution to bear the burden of production for all essential elements of the offense. As Florida Standard Jury Instruction (Criminal) 3.7 reads, "The defendant is not required to present evidence or prove anything." A jury must always be instructed that the prosecution must establish every element of the offense beyond a reasonable doubt.