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burgle
American English: /ˈbərɡəl/
British English: /ˈbəːɡ(ə)l/

Translation of burgle in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • our house was/we were burgled
    nos entraron ladrones en casa
    nos entraron a robar
    Example sentences
    • 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.

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