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"burglar" in British English

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burglarnoun [C]

uk   /ˈbɜː.ɡlər/  us   /ˈbɝː.ɡlɚ/
(Definition of burglar from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"burglar" in American English

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burglarnoun [C]

 us   /ˈbɜr·ɡlər/
a person who illegally enters a building by force to steal things
(Definition of burglar from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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burglarnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈbɜːɡlər/
LAW a person who illegally enters buildings and steals things: The burglar had taken a laptop on which highly sensitive information was stored.
(Definition of burglar from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “burglar”
in Korean 절도범…
in Arabic لِصّ…
in Malaysian pencuri…
in French cambrioleur/-euse…
in Russian грабитель…
in Chinese (Traditional) 入室竊賊…
in Italian scassinatore, -trice, svaligiatore…
in Turkish soyguncu, hırsız…
in Polish włamywacz/ka…
in Spanish ladrón, -ona…
in Vietnamese kẻ trộm…
in Portuguese assaltante…
in Thai ผู้ร้ายย่องเบา…
in German der Einbruch…
in Catalan lladre…
in Japanese (人家に押し込む)泥棒, 押し込み強盗…
in Chinese (Simplified) 入室窃贼…
in Indonesian maling, pencuri…
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