What is the noun for burglar?

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  1. The crime of unlawfully breaking into a vehicle, house, store, or other enclosure with the intent to steal.
  2. (law) Under the common law, breaking and entering of the dwelling of another at night with the intent to commit a felony.
  3. (law, US) Under the Model Penal Code, entering a building or occupied structure with purpose to commit a crime therein, unless the premises are at the time open to the public or the actor is licensed or privileged to enter. Model Penal Code § 221.1.
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    1. “He also pleaded guilty to another two counts of burglary and an attempted burglary.”
      “He claimed he had nothing to do with the burglary and that police had misidentified him.”
      “Police have just issued an artist's impression of the person they want to talk to in connection with a burglary in Burbage Road.”
  1. A thief who steals from premises.
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    1. “Chances are, the burglar and your treasured possessions will be long gone before the police arrive.”
      “The burglar had jemmied the window of the rear bedroom out of its frame, breaking the window catches in the process.”
      “Miss Kelly said their attempt to jemmy the shop door set off the burglar alarm alerting passing motorist Andrew Carlton.”
  1. Misspelling of burglar.
  1. (rare, nonstandard) One who is burgled.
  1. (rare) Synonym of burglar
  1. (obsolete) A burglar.
  1. plural of burglarizer
  1. plural of burglaree
  1. plural of burglarer
  1. plural of burglary
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    1. “The number of burglaries, thefts from cars and violent crimes dropped in the Western Bay.”
      “The total number of aggravated burglaries or robberies recorded in Limerick that year was 118, a decrease of 23 per cent from the previous year.”
      “Basingstoke police are hunting a gang of criminals believed to be behind a string of burglaries where elderly people's homes have been targeted.”
  1. plural of burglar
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    1. “The owner of a mail order lingerie business which was ransacked by burglars has spoken of her disgust at the intruders.”
      “Four months later, on the night of her 83rd birthday, burglars ransacked her bedroom as she slept heavily after taking a sleeping tablet.”
      “Officers on the Operation Delta squad have access to the latest computer technology to hunt for burglars.”
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