break-in


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  • noun

Synonyms for break-in

Synonyms for break-in

the act of entering a building or room with the intent to commit theft

Synonyms for break-in

trespassing for an unlawful purpose

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While residential break-ins are down about 6 percent this year compared to last year, police know every resident burglarized is affected.
A series of break-ins in Texas illustrate how difficult it can be to distinguish a garden-variety crime from preparation for an act of terrorism.
In Europe as a whole one person in five has suffered a break-in at some time, and most have then decided to upgrade their home security to prevent further break-ins.
While burglaries of all types declined nine percent in the Northeast in the first half of '94," Hickson said, "based on alarm activity for last year actual or attempted break-ins at commercial premises held constant over 1993.
If crime continues to rise, so will the percentage chance of a residential break-in for those who haven't been hit.
In Northboro, there have been 27 house break-ins to date this year, compared with 22 for all of 2011.
HOMEOWNERS are being urged to keep their garden tools secure after an spate of break-ins in Coventry.
POLICE are trying to pin down the identity of a man arrested in connection with over 40 break-ins in hotel rooms in Ayia Napa.
VILLAGERS using a popular village sports complex have been left exasperated by a series of break-ins.
Patchen was initially charged, and one attempted break-in, for allegedly providing transportation.
There are two safes in the student store; one that is used by the staff was left open after Friday night's break-in so anyone would know it was empty, but another, older safe that hadn't been opened ``in years'' was destroyed.
This recent incident is consistent with the Computer Security Institute's findings that one out of three network security break-ins occur after a firewall is installed.
On average, four items were stolen during each break-in.
A spokeswoman for Coventry Police said: "If you leave valuables in view inside your car, the chances are you will be inviting a thief to break-in.
During the course of investigations the products found were traced back to break-in at a coastal Larnaca restaurant, police said.