THEFT

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insurance against loss due to theft or traffic accidents automobile insurance , car insurance
biological theft; illegal collection of indigenous plants by corporations who patent them for their own use biopiracy
violent theft of an occupied car carjacking
theft or misuse of entrusted property conversion , defalcation , embezzlement , misappropriation , peculation
funds, misuse or theft of defalcation , embezzlement , misappropriation , peculation
independent agency of the United States federal government that maintains fair and free competition; enforces federal antitrust laws; educates the public about identity theft Federal Trade Commission , FTC
theft, minor filching , lifting , pilferage , purloining
(Greek mythology) messenger and herald of the gods; god of commerce and cunning and invention and theft; identified with Roman Mercury Hermes
impulse for theft kleptomania
crime of theft larceny
theft of another's property larceny
theft of personal goods larceny
French socialist who argued that property is theft (1809-1865) Pierre Joseph Proudhon , Proudhon
theft of ideas, writings piracy , plagiarism
literary theft plagiarism
theft of livestock rustling
those in an organization responsible for preventing spying or theft security staff
measures taken as a precaution against theft or espionage or sabotage etc. security , security measures
loss of merchandise, as through theft shrinkage
guardian or defender against theft or illegal practices or waste watchdog
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