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  ( burgles    3rd person present)   ( burgling    present participle)   ( burgled    past tense & past participle  ) If a building is burgled, a thief enters it by force and steals things.  
  (BRIT)      verb  
I found that my flat had been burgled...      be V-ed  
Two teenagers burgled the home of Mr Jones's mother.      V n  
in AM, use burglarize     
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bugle, burger, burble, bugler

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