burglarynoun [ C or U ]uk /ˈbɜː.ɡlər.i/ us /ˈbɝː.ɡlɚ.i/
- Several men were questioned by police yesterday about the burglary.
- Simpson, aged 19, was convicted on two charges of burglary.
- The latest crime figures show a sharp rise in burglaries.
- Police are investigating a spate of burglaries in the Kingsland Road area.
- Many people in the neighbourhood have been victims of burglary at least once.