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burglary

bur·gla·ry

burglary

 
pronunciation:
buhr gl ri
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
inflections: burglaries
definition: the act of breaking into a building with the intent of committing a crime, esp. stealing.
similar words:
breaking and entering, housebreaking, larceny, robbery, stealing, theft, thievery
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