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purloin

verb [T] uk   /pəˈlɔɪn/  us   /pɚ-/ formal or humorous
to steal something: I was using a pen that I'd purloined from the office.
Translations of “purloin”
in Chinese (Traditional) 偷…
in Chinese (Simplified) 偷…
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