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
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009
References in periodicals archive ?
Gray, who now has "steady accommodation" on Heaton Hall Road in Heaton, pleaded guilty to the May 23 shop theft.
Friday, September 28 Serious offence Ref: KD1992 Monday, October 29 Serious offence Ref: KD1995 Tuesday, October 16 Theft from shop Ref: LD3899 Monday, November 26 Attempted shop theft Ref: CD1002
POLICE have used a stinger device to stop a vehicle suspected of being used in a shop theft on Saturday night.
3) These four people could help police inquiries into a shop theft at the Lifestyle shop on Princes Road in Gresham, Middlesbrough on March 26 around 2pm.
James Lowman, the chief executive of the Association of Convenience Stores, said: "The monetary threshold for police-led prosecutions to deal with shop theft offences, which can be PS100 or PS200 in some areas, is supposed to deal with first-time offenders and isolated offences.
"We need fresh thinking from Government and the police, because when shop theft is not tackled properly it has implications for the wider society." However, the government has said that the monetary threshold put on shoplifting investigations does not diminish the seriousness of these crimes.
A CAR boot packed with stolen champagne and food was discovered by police after a "high-value" shop theft.
The 31-year-old, of Raby Street, in Gateshead, was jailed for 18 weeks for one count of shop theft and one of possessing an item for use in theft.
The post Betting shop theft appeared first on Cyprus Mail .
Arrowe Park Hospital, where a shop theft was the subject of one of Broderick's faked statements
Mr Robertson added: "It's shocking that a shop theft happens almost every minute, 24 hours a day.