home invasion

Definition of "home invasion"
  1. An unlawful act where someone enters a residence armed, intending to commit a crime, such as assault, while another person is legally within the premises
How to use "home invasion" in a sentence
  1. The defendant was charged with home invasion after he forcibly entered his neighbor's apartment with a weapon.
  2. As a result of the home invasion, the family felt insecure and decided to reinforce their home security system.
  3. The police were investigating an alleged home invasion in the local area.

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