Simple Definition of burglary
: the act of illegally entering a building in order to steal things
Full Definition of burglary
: the act of breaking and entering a dwelling at night to commit a felony (as theft); broadly : the entering of a building with the intent to commit a crime
Examples of burglary
There have been a number of burglaries in the neighborhood in recent months.
He has been charged with attempted burglary.
First Known Use of burglary
BURGLARY Defined for Kids
Definition of burglary
: the act of breaking into a building especially at night with the intent to commit a crime (as theft)
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