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Meaning of THIEVERY

Pronunciation:  'theevuree

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the act of taking something from someone unlawfully; "the thieving is awful at Kennedy International"
 

THIEVERY is a 8 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: larceny, stealing, theft, thieving
 
 See Also: breach of trust with fraudulent intent, defalcation, embezzlement, felony, grand larceny, misapplication, misappropriation, peculation, petit larceny, petty larceny, pilferage, robbery, rustling, shoplifting, shrinkage, skimming

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Thiev"er*y\, n.
1. The practice of stealing; theft; thievishness.

         Among the Spartans, thievery was a practice morally
         good and honest.                      --South.

2. That which is stolen. [Obs.] --Shak.

 

 

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