Meaning of “shoplift” in the English Dictionary

"shoplift" in American English

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shopliftverb [ I/T ]

us /ˈʃɑpˌlɪft/

to take goods illegally from a store without paying for them

shoplifter
noun [ C ] us /ˈʃɑpˌlɪf·tər/

Shoplifters will be arrested.
shoplifting
noun [ U ] us /ˈʃɑpˌlɪf·tɪŋ/

He was charged with shoplifting.

(Definition of “shoplift” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"shoplift" in Business English

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shopliftverb [ I or T ]

uk /ˈʃɒpˌlɪft/ us COMMERCE

to take goods from a store without paying for them:

There are a million-and-one reasons why people shoplift.
The home pregnancy test is the most shoplifted item in the store.
catch sb shoplifting Aged 12, I was caught shoplifting.

(Definition of “shoplift” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)