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English definition of “shoplift”

shoplift

verb [I or T]
 
 
/ˈʃɒpˌlɪft/ COMMERCE
to take goods from a store without paying for them: There are a million-and-one reasons why people shoplift. The home pregnancy test is the most shoplifted item in the store.catch sb shoplifting Aged 12, I was caught shoplifting.
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