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English definition of “loitering”

loitering

noun [U] uk   /ˈlɔɪ.tər.ɪŋ/ us    /-t̬ɚ-/ specialized (US loitering with intent)
the offence of waiting in a place, looking as if you are going to do something illegalCrime - general words
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