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larceny

noun

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the unlawful taking and carrying away of property without the consent of its owner
  • the security guard waited until the shoplifter had actually left the store with the item, so as to have proof of larceny

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“Larceny.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/larceny. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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