home invasion


noun

an act or instance of entering an occupied residence with the intent to commit a burglary or other crime.

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OTHER WORDS FROM home invasion

home invader, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for home invasion

home invasion

noun

Australian and NZ aggravated burglary
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