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Synonyms for purloin

Synonyms for purloin

to take (another's property) without permission

Synonyms for purloin

make off with belongings of others

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Anyone with information on burglars or handlers can call the Operation Purloin robbery team on 0845 1135000.
In the past, for example, it proved almost impossible for a juvenile delinquent to steal the amount of funds that a white collar criminal, such as an embezzler, could purloin.
Counterfeit goods, a laptop, sim cards and cannabis were seized at properties in the Foleshill area of Coventry on Monday as part of Operation Purloin.
We collected firewood for months on end Woe betide any rascal who dared purloin Our 'stash' why?
Book one of an ongoing series, Arlyn And The Purloin Bane is a fantasy novel set on an Earth-like world called Tartarus, in which a woman named Arlyn must come to grips with the gaps in her memory to figure out who and what she is.
Because each and every government believed (rightly) that they owned a share of the Air Afrique airline, heads of state invariably felt (wrongly) they could justifiably purloin aircraft to take them where they pleased at a moments notice.
Detectives running Operation Purloin said they are were confident they could disrupt the trade in stolen goods and impact on the number of burglaries.
Supt Tim Godwin, who is heading up Operation Purloin, said: "We will have people on standby and are ready to pay burglars a visit on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day.
Polish caper pic "Vinci," in which thieves plot to purloin a Leonardo da Vinci painting, is no masterpiece, but it forges zippy, mainstream entertainment from by-the-numbers elements.
Superintendent Tim Godwin, of West Midlands Police, is heading Operation Purloin, a festive crackdown on burglars and their middle-men, and wants those tempted by a bargain to stop and think about the human cost.
This picks up Benjamin: "Method of this project: [ldots] I shall purloin no valuables.
There aren't many in the world who can say they've been beaten up by Buffy the Vampire Slayer but it's the boast Scooby Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed writer James Gunn can make: WIN:We've managed to purloin five Scooby Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed goody bags for you dear Echo readers to enjoy.
Except ``Kismet'' isn't the Wazier's play to purloin.
JENNIFER Aniston is not best pleased that Angelina Jolie now publicly admits what she previously denied - that she did purloin Brad Pitt while he was still lawfully married to Jen.