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burglary
American English: /ˈbərɡləri/
British English: /ˈbəːɡləri/

Translation of burglary in Spanish:

noun plural -ries

countable or uncountable
  • (con allanamiento de morada o escalamiento)
    Example sentences
    • 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.

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