the felony of breaking into and entering the house of another at night with intent to steal, extended by statute to cover the breaking into and entering of any of various buildings, by night or day.
noun (pl) -ries
(English criminal law) the crime of either entering a building as a trespasser with the intention of committing theft, rape, grievous bodily harm, or damage, or, having entered as a trespasser, of committing one or more of these offences
c.1200, Anglo-Latin burglaria (see burglar).
opposing legislation that requires the of students to schools outside their neighborhoods, especially as a means of achieving socioeconomic or racial diversity among students in a public school.
the doctrines and teachings of John or his followers, emphasizing predestination, the sovereignty of God, the supreme authority of the Scriptures, and the irresistibility of grace. Compare . adherence to these doctrines. Historical Examples Upon this, Wesley drew a lot to determine whether he should publish his anti-calvinistic views. The Life of the Rev. George […]
an economic system in which investment in and ownership of the means of production, distribution, and exchange of wealth is made and maintained chiefly by private individuals or corporations, especially as contrasted to cooperatively or state-owned means of wealth. noun Also called free enterprise, private enterprise. an economic system based on the private ownership of […]
any substance or agent that tends to produce a cancer. noun (pathol) any substance that produces cancer n. “cancer-causing substance,” 1853, from carcinoma + -gen. carcinogen car·cin·o·gen (kär-sĭn’ə-jən, kär’sə-nə-jěn’) n. A cancer-causing substance or agent. car’cin·o·gen’ic (kär’sə-nə-jěn’ĭk) adj. carcinogen (kär-sĭn’ə-jən) A substance or agent that can cause cells to become cancerous by altering their genetic […]