an act or instance of entering an occupied residence with the intent to commit a burglary or other crime.
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We’ve gathered some interesting words donated to English from Portuguese … as well as some that just don’t translate at all. Do you know what they mean?
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Which of the following animal names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
OTHER WORDS FROM home invasionhome invader, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for home invasion
Australian and NZ aggravated burglary
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