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English definition of “burglary”

burglary

noun [C or U]     /ˈbɜːɡləri/ (plural burglaries)
LAW the crime of illegally entering a building and stealing things: The maximum jail sentence for aggravated burglary is 14 years. Insurers are getting tougher on customers who make claims after burglaries.
(Definition of burglary noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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