What Is Shoplifting?

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Shoplifting is the criminal action of stealing goods from a shop while pretending to be a customer. It is also known as boosting, five-finger discount, or shrinkage. If a person is caught shoplifting they are charged for theft and end up having a criminal record which could limit their chances of getting a job or joining college.
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Shoplifting refers to stealing items from a store.
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shop·lift
[shop-lift]
VERB (USED WITH OBJECT)
1.
to steal (merchandise) as a shoplifter.
VERB (USED WITHOUT OBJECT)
2.
to shoplift merchandise.
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