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Purloin – Visual Dictionary & Thesaurus in Real Context

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Definition of Purloin in visual dictionary with visual thesaurus with illustrations and text-to-speech technology for GRE candidates and advanced learners of English

/pəˈlɔɪn/ US /pɚ-/ (verb)

Definition

to steal something, walk off with, shoplift, filch, thieve, pilfer, loot, appropriate, pinch, snatch

Example

Shoplifting or purloining merchandise from a shop is typically defined as the unauthorized removal of merchandise from a store without paying for it. In certain cases, the intent to steal, along with an act in furtherance of that intent, can also result in criminal charges for shoplifting (or retail fraud).

Source of example: https://www.criminaldefenselawyer.com/

Parts of speech

Noun: purloiner


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