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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of taking something from someone unlawfully.

Usage examples (29)
  • Among the highlights of Halliburton's thievery from the NYT:
  • The positive (up) side of warning tourists about thievery is to cut down on the action.
  • Much of the thievery is being carried out by beach vendors who wait for beach goers to go swimming.
  • Every writer assumes that this thievery is justified, just as every tax department steals for the public good. for more
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