housebreaking

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housebreaking /ˈhaʊsˌbreɪkɪŋ/ noun
housebreaking
/ˈhaʊsˌbreɪkɪŋ/
noun
Learner's definition of HOUSEBREAKING
[noncount]
: the act of forcefully entering someone's house in order to commit a crime (such as robbery)

— housebreaker

/ˈhaʊsˌbreɪkɚ/ noun, plural housebreakers [count]