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.
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shoplifting

(ˈʃɒpˌlɪftɪŋ)
n
the act of stealing goods from a shop during shopping hours
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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"
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Translations
سَرَقَةُ السِلَعَ مِنَ الـمَتَاجِرسَرِقَة مَعْروضات المَتجِر
krádež v obchodě
butikstyveri
myymälävarkaus
vol à l’étalagevol à l'étalage
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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

shoplifting

[ˈʃɒplɪftɪŋ] nvol m à l'étalage
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

shoplifting

[ˈʃɒpˌlɪftɪŋ] ntaccheggio
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

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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References in periodicals archive ?
A security guard suffered knife wounds to his leg and arm after an 'altercation' with a suspected shop lifter at a supermarket inBootle.
The drug addict and repeat shop lifter had admitted the offence at court on December 24.
The chief justice then questioned if a person who was a shop lifter be allowed to become a party head, having a bigger responsibility with a role in country's governance.
A SERIAL shop lifter who stole perfume to fund her drug habit asked to be sent to prison to "escape her situation."
"The recent results bear this out and even the most targeted shop is seeing just one shop lifter per 40,000 shoppers.
Just over 10% of Canadian participants wrote "Native" for Shop Lifter and 8% wrote "Native" for Drug User.
"The van in the photo contained officers who were called to reports of a violent shop lifter at the Great Northern Retail Park, Huddersfield just after 3pm on Saturday.
Retailers given a radio system can call each other if there is a suspected shop lifter around.