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"larceny" in British English

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larcenynoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈlɑː.sən.i/  us   /ˈlɑːr-/ specialized
(Definition of larceny from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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larcenynoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈlɑr·sə·ni/ law
the ​crime of taking something that does not ​belong to you, but not in a way that ​involvesforce or the ​threat of ​force: [U] As a ​pickpocket, he was ​charged with larceny.
(Definition of larceny from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"larceny" in Business English

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larcenynoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ˈlɑːsəni/ (plural larcenies)
LAW stealing, especially the ​crime of taking something that does not belong to you, without ​entering a ​buildingillegally in ​order to do so: They still face ​charges of grand larceny, and ​falsifyingbusinessrecords.
(Definition of larceny from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “larceny”
in Chinese (Simplified) 盗窃罪, (尤指美国的非入室)偷盗,盗窃…
in Chinese (Traditional) 盜竊罪, (尤指美國的非入室)偷盜,盜竊…
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