shoplifting

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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
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