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theft

noun [C or U] uk   us   /θeft/
B2 (the act of) dishonestly taking something that belongs to someone else and keeping it: Unfortunately, we have had several thefts in the building recently. Shoplifting is theft.
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in Arabic سَرِقة…
in Korean 절도…
in Malaysian mencuri…
in French vol…
in Turkish hırsızlık…
in Italian furto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 倫敦《金融時報》…
in Russian кража…
in Polish kradzież…
in Vietnamese sự ăn trộm…
in Spanish robo, hurto…
in Portuguese furto…
in Thai การขโมย…
in German der Diebstahl…
in Catalan robatori…
in Japanese 盗み, 窃盗…
in Indonesian pencurian…
in Chinese (Simplified) 伦敦《金融时报》…
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