act of stealing


English-Chinese law dictionary (法律英汉双解大词典). 2013.

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  • act — act1 [akt] n. [ME < OFr acte < L actus, a doing or moving, actum, thing done, pp. of agere, to do < IE base * ag̑ , to drive, do > Gr agein, to lead] 1. a thing done; deed 2. an action; doing [caught in the act of stealing] 3. a… …   English World dictionary

  • act — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 thing that sb does ADJECTIVE ▪ charitable, kind ▪ heroic, selfless ▪ a heroic act of bravery ▪ aggressive …   Collocations dictionary

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  • Stealing — Steal ing, n. 1. The act of taking feloniously the personal property of another without his consent and knowledge; theft; larceny. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is stolen; stolen property; chiefly used in the plural. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stealing — stealingly, adv. /stee ling/, n. 1. the act of a person who steals. 2. Usually, stealings. something that is stolen. adj. 3. given to or characterized by theft. [1300 50; ME steling (ger.). See STEAL, ING1, ING2] * * * …   Universalium

  • stealing — n. robbery, theft, act of taking another s property without permission stɪːl v. take another s property without permission, rob; plagiarize; sneak, obtain in a secretive manner; move stealthily; run to another base while the pitcher is throwing …   English contemporary dictionary

  • stealing — noun 1. the act of taking something from someone unlawfully (Freq. 1) the thieving is awful at Kennedy International • Syn: ↑larceny, ↑theft, ↑thievery, ↑thieving • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • in the act (of doing something) — in the act (of doing sth) idiom while you are doing sth • He was caught in the act of stealing a car. • It is often difficult to tell when someone is using drugs unless they are caught in the act. Main entry: ↑actidi …   Useful english dictionary

  • Offences against the Person Act 1861 — The Offences against the Person Act 1861[1] Parliament of the United Kingdom Long title An Act to consolidate and amend the Statute Law of England and Ir …   Wikipedia

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  • Ciphertext stealing — In cryptography, ciphertext stealing (CTS) is a general method of using a block cipher mode of operation that allows for processing of messages that are not evenly divisible into blocks without resulting in any expansion of the ciphertext, at the …   Wikipedia

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