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Definition of burglarize verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



(also burgle) burglarize somebody/somethingVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they burglarize he / she / it burglarizes past simple burglarized -ing form burglarizing
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to enter a building illegally, usually using force, and steal from it We were burglarized while we were away (= our house was burglarized). The house next door was burglarized.