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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
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 classic literature ?
shoplifting, stealing of shop-books and pocket-books, and taking off gold watches from the ladies' sides; and this last she did so dexterously that no woman ever arrived to the performance of that art so as to do it like her.
However, as I have said, it made me the more wary, and particularly I was very shy of shoplifting, especially among the mercers and drapers, who are a set of fellows that have their eyes very much about them.
The thefts contributed to a spike in shoplifting incidents in Mastrick and Northfield, prompting police to launch a crackdown - which has achieved results.
Our interactive map below shows all reported shoplifting incidents across Nuneaton and Bedworth in June 2019 - use the icon top left to switch between the seven different police areas:
Shoplifting in British supermarkets has increased more than 7% in the last four years, figures documenting the annual rise in incidents have suggested.
Two students were arrested for allegedly shoplifting items worth over P42,000 in a Mandaluyong shopping mall Thursday afternoon.
RETAILERS in Liverpool city centre say shoplifting is costing them dear - and they say it's NOT a victimless crime as it could cost jobs.
SHOPLIFTING has risen sharply in parts of the West Midlands in the last year, with experts warning the rise is partly due to police not pursuing small-scale thefts.
SHOPLIFTING has risen sharply in parts of the West Midlands in the past year, with experts warning the rise is partly due to police not pursuing small-scale thefts.
[United States], Nov 20 (ANI): United States President Donald Trump on Sunday lashed out at the father of a UCLA basketball player, who was arrested in China on shoplifting charges earlier this month.
Trump's latest tweet on the matter came after LaVar Ball, father of University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA) basketball player LiAngelo Ball, implied that Trump had not helped get his son and two other players released from jail last week after they were caught shoplifting in China.
The list of reports covers shoplifting, thefts, anti-social behaviour, violent and sexual assaults, as well as drugs and criminal damage or arson, and reveals the city's crime hot spots.