home invasion

noun

: the crime of entering a dwelling and committing or with intent to commit a crime (as assault) while armed and while another is lawfully present

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“Home invasion.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/home%20invasion. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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