Definition of burglary in English:
noun (plural burglaries)[mass noun]
Illegal entry of a building with intent to commit a crime, especially theft: a two-year sentence for burglary [count noun]: a series of burglaries
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- Drink is also a significant factor in street crime, burglaries and theft.
- Other crimes such as burglaries and thefts from cars had decreased, he added.
- He also faces charges of conspiracy to commit burglaries and steal motor vehicles in West Yorkshire.
housebreaking, breaking and entering, breaking in, forced entry, theft, thieving, stealing, robbery, robbing, larceny, thievery, pilfering, pilferage, looting;
Words that rhyme with burglarychancellery • epistolary
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