Definition of burglarize in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbərɡləˌrīz/


[with object] North American
Enter (a building) illegally with intent to commit a crime, especially theft: our summer house has been burglarized
More example sentences
  • 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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Syllabification: bur·glar·ize

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