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Pilferage vs. Theft

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Pilferagenoun

The recurrent theft of small items of little value.

Theftnoun

The act of stealing property.

Pilferagenoun

the act of stealing small amounts or small articles

Theftnoun

The act of stealing; specifically, the felonious taking and removing of personal property, with an intent to deprive the rightful owner of the same; larceny.

Pilferagenoun

the action of stealing things of little value

‘surveillance practices reduce theft and pilferage in the workplace’; ‘the pilferage of food is widespread’;

Theftnoun

The thing stolen.

‘If the theft be certainly found in his hand alive, . . . he shall restore double.’;

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Theftnoun

the act of taking something from someone unlawfully;

‘the thieving is awful at Kennedy International’;

Theftnoun

the action or crime of stealing

‘the latest theft happened at a garage’; ‘he was convicted of theft’;

Theft

Theft is the taking of another person's property or services without that person's permission or consent with the intent to deprive the rightful owner of it. The word theft is also used as an informal shorthand term for some crimes against property, such as burglary, embezzlement, larceny, looting, robbery, shoplifting, library theft or fraud.

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