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burgle

Saltos de línea: bur¦gle
Pronunciación: /ˈbəːɡ(ə)l
 
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Definición de burgle en inglés:

verbo

[with object] chiefly British
Enter (a building) illegally with intent to commit a crime, especially theft: our house in London has been burgled
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • An elderly woman foiled an attempt by con men to burgle her home after she became suspicious and screamed and shouted at them until they left.
  • A woman today told of her terror as she fought with an intruder trying to burgle her home at night.
  • He added their method was to burgle houses, steal car keys and load goods from the homes into the stolen vehicles before making off.
Sinónimos
break into, force (an) entry into, force one's way into;
informal do

Origen

late 19th century: originally a humorous and colloquial back-formation from burglar.

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