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burglary

noun

Synonyms of burglary

the act of illegally entering a building in order to steal things
  • There have been a number of burglaries in the neighborhood in recent months.

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The first known use of burglary was circa 1523

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“Burglary.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/burglary. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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