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Definition of larceny noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    [uncountable, countable] (pl. larcenies) (law)
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  1. 1the crime of stealing something from someone; an occasion when this takes place synonym theft
  2. 2 The couple were charged with larceny. see also grand larceny, petty larceny
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: larceny

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