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theft
American English: /θɛft/
British English: /θɛft/

Translation of theft in Spanish:

noun

uncountable and countable
  • he was charged with theft
    lo acusaron de robo
    there have been several cases of theft lately
    últimamente ha habido varios robos
    theft is on the increase
    el número de robos está aumentando
    petty theft
    Example sentences
    • Other crimes such as burglaries and thefts from cars had decreased, he added.
    • Scene of crime officers were alerted to the string of thefts when the crimes came to light on Monday.
    • Police say most of the crimes have involved thefts of push bikes or from cars.

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