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larceny

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈlɑː.sən.i/  us   /ˈlɑːr-/ specialized
stealing, especially (in the US) the crime of taking something that does not belong to you, without illegally entering a building to do so
larcenous
adjective uk   us   /-əs/ US specialized
Translations of “larceny”
in Chinese (Traditional) 盜竊罪, (尤指美國的非入室)偷盜,盜竊…
in Chinese (Simplified) 盗窃罪, (尤指美国的非入室)偷盗,盗窃…
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