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forced entry

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishforced entryˌforced ˈentry noun [countable, uncountable] 🔊 🔊 an occasion when someone gets into a building illegally by breaking a door, window etc 🔊 The police found no signs of forced entry.
Examples from the Corpus
forced entryThere was no sign of a forced entry and at first detectives on the tax-haven island were baffled.But there was no forced entry.The house showed no sign of forced entry.Of course I checked the premises carefully, but there was no sign of forced entry, nor any intruder.There were no signs of forced entry.The lock itself seemed good, though wrenched away by the forced entry.
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