Definition of thievery in English:


Syllabification: thiev·er·y
Pronunciation: /ˈTHēv(ə)rē


The action of stealing another person’s property.
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  • Burglary and petty thievery, however, are common.
  • It provides companies with an option for shielding their intellectual property from information thievery.
  • He turned to a life of petty thievery when his friend managed to steal a gold coin from a weary traveler.

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