Associations to the word «Burglary»

Wiktionary

BURGLARY, noun. The crime of unlawfully breaking into a vehicle, house, store, or other enclosure with the intent to steal.
BURGLARY, noun. (legal) Under the common law, breaking and entering of the dwelling of another at night with the intent to commit a felony.
BURGLARY, noun. (legal) (US) Under the Model Penal Code, entering a building or occupied structure with purpose to commit a crime therein, unless the premises are at the time open to the public or the actor is licensed or privileged to enter. Model Penal Code § 221.1.

Dictionary definition

BURGLARY, noun. Entering a building unlawfully with intent to commit a felony or to steal valuable property.

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