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pilfer

verb [I or T]
 
 
/ˈpɪl.fər/ US  /-fɚ/
to steal things of small value
小偷小摸;一点一点地偷窃
He was caught pilfering (sweets) from the shop.
他在商店里偷窃(糖果)被抓住了。
Stealing
Translations of “pilfer”
in Spanish hurtar, robar…
in French chaparder…
in German stibitzen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 小量地偷竊, 一點一點地偷竊…
in Russian своровать, стянуть…
in Turkish yükte ağır pahada hafif şeyleri çalmak…
in Polish kraść, zwędzić…
(Definition of pilfer from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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