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burglarize

[ bur-gluh-rahyz ]
/ 藞b蓽r gl蓹藢ra瑟z /
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verb (used with object), bur路glar路ized, bur路glar路iz路ing.
to break into and steal from: Thieves burglarized the warehouse.
verb (used without object), bur路glar路ized, bur路glar路iz路ing.
to commit burglary.
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Also especially British, bur路glar路ise .

Origin of burglarize

An Americanism dating back to 1870鈥75; burglar + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM burglarize

un路bur路glar路ized, adjective

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH burglarize

burglarize , mug, rip off, rob, steal
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British Dictionary definitions for burglarize

burglarize

burglarise

/ (藞b蓽藧伞l蓹藢ra瑟z) /

verb
(tr) US and Canadian to break into (a place) and steal from (someone); burgle
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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