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theft

noun

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1 the unlawful taking and carrying away of property without the consent of its owner
  • while violent crime in the city has decreased dramatically, rates of theft and vandalism have risen slightly

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2 an instance of theft
  • the police found the stolen car an hour after the theft was reported

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The first known use of theft was before the 12th century

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“Theft.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/theft. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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