Definition of burglary noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

burglary

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈbərɡləri//
 
(pl. burglaries)[uncountable, countable]
 
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the crime of entering a building illegally and stealing things from it The teen was charged with three counts of burglary. a rise in the number of burglaries committed in the area compare robbery, theft
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