Meaning of “burgle” in the English Dictionary


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burgleverb [ T ]

uk /ˈbɜː.ɡəl/ us /ˈbɝː.ɡəl/ mainly UK US usually burglarize, us /ˈbɝː.ɡlər.aɪz/ uk

B2 to enter a building illegally and steal things:

When they got back from their holiday they found that their home had been burgled.

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(Definition of “burgle” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)