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shopliftingnoun [U]

uk   /ˈʃɒp.lɪf.tɪŋ/ us   /ˈʃɑːp.lɪf.tɪŋ/
shoplift
verb [I] uk   /ˈʃɒp.lɪft/ us   /ˈʃɑːp.lɪft/
He was caught shoplifting by a store detective.
shoplifter
noun [C] uk   /ˈʃɒp.lɪf.tər/ us   /ˈʃɑːp.lɪf.tɚ/
Shoplifters will be prosecuted.
(Definition of shoplifting from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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shopliftingnoun [U]

uk   /ˈʃɒplɪftɪŋ/ us   COMMERCE
the crime of taking goods from a store without paying for them: John has been jailed three times for shoplifting.
(Definition of shoplifting from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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