Definition of "housebreaking"
  1. An unlawful act of forcefully entering a person's home with the intent to carry out a serious crime
How to use "housebreaking" in a sentence
  1. The defendant was charged with housebreaking due to allegations that they illegally entered a residential property intending to commit theft.
  2. The police arrested the suspect for housebreaking when they found him in another person's home uninvited with clear criminal intent.
  3. A surge in reported housebreaking incidents raised community fears about personal safety and property security.

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