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breaking and entering Explained

breaking and entering at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [U] law the crime of entering a building illegally and by force//

breaking and entering at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

noun
[U] (AmE or old-fashioned) the crime of entering a building illegally and using force

breaking and entering at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

breaking and entering
n : trespassing for an unlawful purpose; illegal entrance into
premises with criminal intent [syn: {housebreaking}, {break-in}]

breaking and entering at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Noun

Inter: en-noun » head=breaking and entering|-
  • Inter: idiomatic » legal The crime of gaining unauthorized entry into another's property by force.

    See also

    * Inter: pedi » a
  • burglary
  • housebreaking
  • larceny
  • B&E

  • Category: Category:en:Crime -
    Category: Category:English lexical doublets -
    Translation: et » breaking and entering
    Translation: pl » breaking and entering