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theft

noun [C or U]
 
 
/θeft/ LAW
the crime of illegally taking something that belongs to someone else: theft of sth They are taking legal action over the theft of copyrighted images sold by competing websites.theft from sb/sth a daring theft from the company's offices Four employees were arrested for theft of IBM memory cards. →  See also identity theft , third party, fire and theft
Translations of “theft”
in Korean 절도…
in Arabic سَرِقة…
in French vol…
in Turkish hırsızlık…
in Italian furto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 倫敦《金融時報》…
in Russian кража…
in Polish kradzież…
in Spanish robo, hurto…
in Portuguese furto…
in German der Diebstahl…
in Catalan robatori…
in Japanese 盗み, 窃盗…
in Chinese (Simplified) 伦敦《金融时报》…
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