theft Definition in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Definition of “theft” - Learner’s Dictionary

theft

noun [C, U]     /θeft/
B2 the action or crime of stealing something: car theft There have been several thefts in the area recently.Stealing
Translations of “theft”
in Arabic سَرِقة…
in Korean 절도…
in Malaysian mencuri…
in French vol…
in Turkish hırsızlık…
in Italian furto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 倫敦《金融時報》…
in Russian кража…
in Polish kradzież…
in Vietnamese sự ăn trộm…
in Spanish robo, hurto…
in Portuguese furto…
in Thai การขโมย…
in German der Diebstahl…
in Catalan robatori…
in Japanese 盗み, 窃盗…
in Indonesian pencurian…
in Chinese (Simplified) 伦敦《金融时报》…
(Definition of theft from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Luckily, no one was hurt. (Adverbs for starting sentences)
Luckily, no one was hurt. (Adverbs for starting sentences)
by ,
June 29, 2016
by Kate Woodford This week we’re looking at adverbs that we use to introduce sentences. We’ll begin with a set of adverbs that we use to show we are grateful for something that happened. Starting with a very common adverb, fortunately often introduces a sentence in which the speaker talks about a good thing that happened,

Read More 

Word of the Day

friend with benefits

a friend with whom you also have a sexual relationship

Word of the Day

creeping obesity noun
creeping obesity noun
June 27, 2016
obesity which results from incremental weight gain over a number of years More than just a holiday glow: Experts reveal taking a vacation can actually save your LIFE (but there is still a risk of ‘creeping obesity’)

Read More