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pilfer

verb /ˈpilfə/
to steal (small things)
hurtar, robar
He pilfered enough pieces of wood from the factory to make a chair.
pilferage noun
hurto, robo
pilferer noun
ratero, ladrón
Translations of “pilfer”
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 Chinese (Simplified) 小偷小摸, 一点一点地偷窃…
in Polish kraść, zwędzić…
(Definition of pilfer from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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