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larceny

noun [C or U]
 
 
/ˈlɑːsəni/ (plural larcenies)
LAW stealing, especially the crime of taking something that does not belong to you, without entering a building illegally in order to do so: They still face charges of grand larceny, and falsifying business records.
(Definition of larceny from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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