Definition of 'acquisitive'
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Judges will be encouraged to hand out shorter sentences for acquisitive crimes such as burglary and theft.Times, Sunday Times (2007) Times, Sunday Times (2006) Times, Sunday Times (2008) The Sun (2009)
Other acquisitive crimes such as credit-card fraud and internet scams were also rising but were often not reported to the police.Times, Sunday Times (2011) Somewhere East of Life (1994) Times, Sunday Times (2013) Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Officials said that there had been a notable and surprising drop in acquisitive crimes, including burglary, theft and fraud.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Definition of acquisitive from the Collins English Dictionary