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
References in classic literature ?
There's Major ,' says she, 'he was an eminent pickpocket; there's Justice Ba r, was a shoplifter, and both of them were burnt in the hand; and I could name you several such as they are.
It's important that you prosecute shoplifters to the letter of the law; this makes it known in the community that you do not tolerate shoplifting, which is a great prevention tactic.
POLICE want to speak to this man and woman after a supermarket manager suffered a head injury pursuing suspected shoplifters outside his own store.
A new 'exclusion zone' to crack down on prolific shoplifters operating in Accrington town centre has been introduced after brazen offenders were uncovered 'stealing to order'.
Approximately $2,583 of merchandise was stolen by the shoplifters.
Read on to learn more about what Clubb and the Buchheit team are doing to lessen external theft in their stores, and how businesses of any size can make their stores safer and help deter shoplifters.
A STORE worker had a glass bottle smashed over his head when he challenged three suspected shoplifters.
I'd much rather deter shoplifters from coming into the store than deal with the theft itself, there's already a big burden on police these days dealing with more serious crime.
UP to 70% of retailers will be targeted by shoplifters over Christmas and it will cost them [euro]56million, it was revealed yesterday .
Also, I'm sure many former and current retail workers like myself who have been abused, assaulted and had our jobs put at risk by serial shoplifters too lazy or uneducated to get a real job, will be disgusted by his remarks.
TEESSIDE'S most prolific shoplifters will be receiving Christmas cards from the least likely of people.
I've caught loads of shoplifters but this was a bit more unusual, particularly since I'd just passed my driving test three days before.