breaking and entering


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breaking and entering

n. Abbr. B & E
The entering of another's premises without authorization, especially after the use of illegal means such as forcing a lock.

breaking and entering

n
(Law) (formerly) the gaining of unauthorized access to a building with intent to commit a crime or, having committed the crime, the breaking out of the building

break′ing and en′tering


n.
forcible entry into the home or office of another.
[1790–1800]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.breaking and entering - trespassing for an unlawful purposebreaking and entering - trespassing for an unlawful purpose; illegal entrance into premises with criminal intent
burglary - entering a building unlawfully with intent to commit a felony or to steal valuable property
home invasion - burglary of a dwelling while the residents are at home
Translations

breaking and entering

[ˈbreɪkɪŋəndˈɛntərɪŋ] n (Law) → violazione f di domicilio con scasso