Definition of thievery in English:


Line breaks: thiev|ery
Pronunciation: /ˈθiːv(ə)ri


[mass noun]
  • The action of stealing another person’s property: petty thievery
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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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