Definition of burglarize in English:


Syllabification: bur·glar·ize
Pronunciation: /ˈbərgləˌrīz


[with object] North American
  • Enter (a building) illegally with intent to commit a crime, especially theft: our summer house has been burglarized
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    • A stylish and street-smart thief tries to burglarise a billionaire.
    • You would be surprised at how many homes are burglarized because a future burglar saw your address on your luggage at the airport.
    • Nearly half say they or an immediate family member have had their home broken into or burglarized.

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