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English definition of “steal”
/stiːl/ verb [I or T] (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.