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English definition of “larceny”

larceny

noun [C or U]     /ˈlɑː.sən.i/ US  /ˈlɑːr-/ specialized
stealing, especially (in the US) the crime of taking something that does not belong to you, without illegally entering a building to do soStealing larcenous   /-əs/ adjective US specialized
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