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housebreaking

/ (ˈhaʊsˌbreɪkɪŋ) /
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noun

criminal law the act of entering a building as a trespasser for an unlawful purpose. Assimilated with burglary, 1968

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Derived forms of housebreaking

housebreaker, noun
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