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steal

verb [I or T]
 
 
/stiːl/ (stole, stolen)
to take something without the permission of its owner: Employees who steal are dismissed automatically. The number of cars which are stolen every year has risen.steal (sth) from sb She admitted stealing the money from her employers.
steal a march on sb to get an advantage over someone by acting before they do: Our chief competitor managed to steal a march on us by bringing out their software ahead of ours.
Translations of “steal”
in Korean 훔치다…
in Arabic يَسْرِق…
in French voler, dérober, aller furtivement…
in Turkish çalmak, aşırmak, yürütmek…
in Italian rubare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 拿, 偷,竊…
in Russian красть…
in Polish kraść, ukraść…
in Spanish robar, lanzar una mirada, retirarse ( habitación…
in Portuguese roubar, furtar…
in German stehlen, verstohlen, sich stehlen…
in Catalan robar…
in Japanese ~を盗む…
in Chinese (Simplified) 拿, 偷,窃…
(Definition of steal verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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