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burglarize

Legal Definition of burglarize

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Definition of burglarize

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Etymology

    (1871) burglar + -ize

Verb

burglarize (third-person singular simple present burglarizes, present participle burglarizing, simple past and past participle burglarized)

  1. (chiefly North America) To commit burglary.

    * 1922, Victor Appleton, Tom Swift And His Electric Locomotive, ch. 9,
    This attempt to burglarize the house betrayed the caliber of the enemy.

    * 2007, Robert Muirhead, "Man sent to prison for robbing woman at gunpoint," JournalInquirer.com (CT), 14 Dec.,
    Police said they believed the woman interrupted Harvey as he attempted to burglarize nearby cars.

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