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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishburglarbur‧glar /ˈbɜːɡlə $ ˈbɜːrɡlər/ ●●○ noun [countable]  STEALsomeone who goes into houses, shops etc to steal thingsrobber, thief, cat burglarsee thesaurus at thief
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burglarHe got into bed as carefully as a burglar climbing through a window.A 79-YEAR-OLD man was struck with a hammer by a burglar who broke into his home, Teesside Crown Court heard yesterday.One does not normally anticipate the presence of a burglar.Police believe the burglar got in through the kitchen window.Trying to find out for certain if you were the burglar, and laying a little trap for you if you were.
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