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bur·gla·ry

 (bûr′glə-rē)
n. pl. bur·gla·ries
1. The act of entering another's premises without authorization in order to commit a crime, such as theft.
2. An instance of this: There were 10 burglaries in the area last month.

burglary

(ˈbɜːɡlərɪ)
n, pl -ries
(Law) English criminal law the crime of either entering a building as a trespasser with the intention of committing theft, rape, grievous bodily harm, or damage, or, having entered as a trespasser, of committing one or more of these offences
burglarious adj
burˈglariously adv

bur•gla•ry

(ˈbɜr glə ri)

n., pl. -ries.
the felony of breaking into and entering the house, office, etc., of another with intent to steal.
[1150–1200; Middle English < Anglo-French]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.burglary - entering a building unlawfully with intent to commit a felony or to steal valuable propertyburglary - entering a building unlawfully with intent to commit a felony or to steal valuable property
felony - a serious crime (such as murder or arson)
break-in, breaking and entering, housebreaking - trespassing for an unlawful purpose; illegal entrance into premises with criminal intent

burglary

noun breaking and entering, housebreaking, break-in He's been arrested for burglary.

burglary

noun
The act of entering a building or room with the intent to commit theft:
Translations
vloupáníloupež
indbrudindbrudstyveri
murtomurtovarkaus
provala
innbrot
住居侵入罪
강도죄
vlom
inbrott
การบุกเข้ามาขโมยของในอาคารหรือบ้าน
hırsızlıkev soyma
trộm cắp

burglary

[ˈbɜːglərɪ] Nrobo m (en una casa) (Jur) → allanamiento m de morada

burglary

[ˈbɜːrgləri] ncambriolage m
to commit a burglary → commettre un cambriolage

burglary

nEinbruch m; (= offence)(Einbruchs)diebstahl m

burglary

[ˈbɜːglərɪ] nfurto (con scasso)

burglar

(ˈbəːglə) noun
a person who enters a house etc illegally to steal. The burglar stole her jewellery.
ˈburglar alarm noun
an alarm against burglaries.
ˈburglaryplural ˈburglaries noun
(an act of) illegally entering a house etc to steal. He has been charged with burglary.
ˈburgle verb
Our house has been burgled.

burglary

سَطْو vloupání indbrudstyveri Einbruch διάρρηξη robo con allanamiento murtovarkaus cambriolage provala furto 住居侵入罪 강도죄 inbraak innbrudd włamanie assalto кража со взломом inbrott การบุกเข้ามาขโมยของในอาคารหรือบ้าน hırsızlık trộm cắp 行窃
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Three burglaries, two forgeries, and a midnight assassination.
For even the high lifted and chivalric Crusaders of old times were not content to traverse two thousand miles of land to fight for their holy sepulchre, without committing burglaries, picking pockets, and gaining other pious perquisites by the way.
Millions of men perpetrated against one another such innumerable crimes, frauds, treacheries, thefts, forgeries, issues of false money, burglaries, incendiarisms, and murders as in whole centuries are not recorded in the annals of all the law courts of the world, but which those who committed them did not at the time regard as being crimes.
That was the winter when there were so many burglaries in the Thames Valley from Richmond upward.
There had been the usual epidemic of burglaries that season.
The former, however, had a sequel that I would rather forget than all our burglaries put together.
It is suggestive that during the last three years there have been four considerable burglaries in the west country, for none of which was any criminal ever arrested.
Just 23pc of burglaries were solved in the last eight months.
DETECTIVES believe a car seen outside a number of houses in Merthyr Tydfil and Pontypridd could be linked to a series of burglaries being investigated.
2 million burglaries were reported in 1991, of which 2 of every 3 were of residences.
After an increase in burglaries in Washington this month police stepped up patrols.
The four men pleaded guilty to burglaries carried out in Bootle, Rainford, Wigan and Ormskirk as well as the aggravated taking of two cars.