• (noun): The act or practice of thieving.

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  • (noun): the act of taking something from someone unlawfully; "the thieving is awful at Kennedy International"

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Thievery may refer to:
Thievery Corporation, a music band

Example Sentences

  • Every writer assumes that this thievery is justified, just as every tax department steals for the public good.

  • But wheel-thievery is almost big business; Most of the Mexico City thievery comes under the headings of light fingers and anything movable.

  • Much of the thievery is being carried out by beach vendors who wait for beach goers to go swimming.

  • The positive (up) side of warning tourists about thievery is to cut down on the action.

  • Among the highlights of Halliburton's thievery from the NYT:

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