Video: pronunciation of 'theft'
It also uses facial recognition systems to avert identity theft. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Two employees have admitted theft while five others deny it. The Sun (2017)She admitted theft and got a suspended jail term. The Sun (2016)Last night the driver was being questioned over the theft of the car. The Sun (2016)Her husband admitted forgery and theft at Nottingham crown court. The Sun (2016)This is how car theft will be from now on. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But are you sure you are not benefiting from the previous crimes and thefts of others? Christianity Today (2000)She admitted theft and false accounting and was jailed for two years. The Sun (2014)His lawyers said the theft was part of the gross incompetence of officers. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It could also be used to set up direct debits or for identity theft. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It is possible that there is some displacement from car theft as a result of security deterrence. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He was jailed for six years after admitting fraud and theft. The Sun (2013)Big city theft is now organised international crime with bosses and a hierarchy. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Auto criminals are no longer so interested in car theft. The Sun (2010)He admitted theft and was jailed for six weeks. The Sun (2014)He admitted theft and delaying the post. The Sun (2015)Surveys have shown that security fears such as concerns over identity theft are a hurdle for online retailers. Times, Sunday Times (2006)She admitted theft and obtaining property by deception and asked for 20 other offences to be considered. The Sun (2008)He may not specifically argue that all property is theft, but this is strongly hinted at. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Petty theft is a crime, and is what welfare reform is for. The Sun (2015)Robbery is now classified as theft from a person; burglary is downgraded to criminal damage. Times, Sunday Times (2014)COPS formally logged a crime after the theft of a tin of biscuits from their control room kitchen. The Sun (2013)It was an increase of four per cent compared with the previous year and just under half of those crimes were thefts of personal property. Times, Sunday Times (2013)And victims are increasingly giving up hope of getting justice, with thousands of thefts and burglaries now being left unreported. The Sun (2015)If a property where electricity theft has taken place switches supplier, the service would alert the new provider about its past record. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There have been almost 60 thefts involving property worth more than 20,000. The Sun (2009)A third man was also jailed, but three others accused of more significant parts in the theft were acquitted for lack of evidence. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
较常使用。在柯林斯辞典中， theft 是1万个最常用词之一。
英式英语: theft /θɛft/ NOUN
Theft is the criminal act of stealing.
...the theft of documents from a car.
- 美式英语: theft
- 阿拉伯语: سَرِقَة
- 巴西葡萄牙语: roubo
- 简体中文: 盗窃
- 克罗地亚语: krađa
- 捷克语: krádež
- 丹麦语: tyveri
- 荷兰语: diefstal
- 欧洲西班牙语: robo
- 芬兰语: varkaus
- 法语: vol larcin
- 德语: Diebstahl
- 希腊语: κλοπή
- 意大利语: furto
- 日语: 盗み
- 韩语: 도둑질
- 挪威语: tyveri
- 波兰语: kradzież
- 欧洲葡萄牙语: roubo
- 罗马尼亚语: furt
- 俄语: кража
- 西班牙语: robo
- 瑞典语: stöld
- 泰语: การขโมย
- 土耳其语: hırsızlık
- 乌克兰语: крадіжка
- 越南语: sự ăn trộm
theft 的定义—— 柯林斯 英语词典
Collins Dictionaries for Schools
Our new online dictionaries for schools provide a safe and appropriate environment for children. And best of all it's ad free, so sign up now and start using at home or in the classroom.
Unlock language with the Paul Noble method
No books. No rote memorization. No chance of failure. Your chance to have a one-to-one lesson with best-selling language expert Paul Noble, try a FREE audio sample of his brand new Mandarin Chinese course.
13th edition of the Collins Dictionary out now!
Updated with all the very latest new words and senses, this new 13th edition is an unparalleled resource for word lovers, word gamers, and word geeks everywhere. #homeoflivingenglish
We have almost 200 lists of words from topics as varied as types of butterflies, jackets, currencies, vegetables and knots! Amaze your friends with your new-found knowledge!
Rainbow Tree, Asymmetric Wreath, and Period Poverty: November’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this November with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.