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thievery

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the unlawful taking and carrying away of property without the consent of its owner
  • a man who has a history of petty thievery and narcotics peddling

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The first known use of thievery was in 1568

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“Thievery.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/thievery. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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