Definition of housebreaking noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

housebreaking

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NAmE//ˈhaʊsˌbreɪkɪŋ//
 
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the crime of entering a house illegally by using force, in order to steal things from it synonym burglary
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See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: housebreaking