hurto

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hurto(
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (stealing)
a. theft
El dueño de la tienda acusaba al encargado de hurto.The owner of the store accused the manager of theft.
b. robbery
Miguel está en prisión por agresión y hurto.Miguel is in jail for assault and robbery.
c. larceny
A word or phrase that is only used by experts, professionals, or academics in a particular field (e.g. exposition).
(technical)
El delito de hurto está tipificado en el código penal.Larceny is classed as a crime under the Penal Code.
d. petit larceny
A word or phrase that is only used by experts, professionals, or academics in a particular field (e.g. exposition).
(technical)
(of not very valuable things)
Robar cosas de escaso valor en una tienda se considera simplemente un hurto.Shoplifting things of little value is simply considered petit larceny.
2. (stolen articles)
a. stolen goods
La policía encontró el hurto en el baúl del coche del sospechoso.The police found the stolen goods in the trunk of the suspect's car.
b. stolen property
El ladrón escondió el hurto en su sótano.The thief hid the stolen property in his basement.
c. loot
Los delincuentes se repartieron el hurto y tomaron cada uno su camino.The criminals split the loot and went their separate ways.
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hurto
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. theft
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hurto
1 (robo) robbery; (Jur) larceny
cometió un hurto he committed a robbery
a hurto stealthily; by stealth; on the sly (familiar)
2 (botín) (piece of) stolen property; loot; thing stolen
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