breaking and entering definition

  • noun:
    • The gaining of unauthorized, unlawful access to another's premises, as by forcing a lock.
    • The criminal activity of getting unauthorized entry into another's home by power.
    • trespassing for an unlawful purpose; illegal entry into premises with unlawful intention
    • The gaining of unauthorized, illegal use of another's premises, as by forcing a lock.
    • The crime of getting unauthorized entry into another's property by power.
    • trespassing for an unlawful purpose; unlawful entry into premises with criminal intent

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