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theft

Pronunciation: /θeft/

Translation of theft in Spanish:

noun/nombre

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  • robo (masculine) 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 hurto (masculine)
    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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