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burglar

noun bandit, bank robber, criminal, despoiler, filcher, gangster, holdup man, homo trium literarum, larcener, marauder, pilferer, pillager, plunderer, prowler, raider, rifler, robber, safebreaker, safecracker, seccnd-story thief, sneak thief, spoiler, stealer, stickup man, thief
Associated concepts: burglar's tools, criminal trespass

BURGLAR. One who commits a burglary. (q. v.)

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In these instances, a conventional burglar alarm system of grade A, B, or C may be appropriate.
Total quantity or scope: Maintenance of fire alarm systems, burglar alarm systems and video equipment from 01/07/2015 to 30/06/2017, with the optional two-time extension of 1 year (contract expires on 06.
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The alarm companies are starting to call the Fire Department when these alarms go off -- whether they be fire or burglar alarms -- because they know we'll respond," said Jon McDuffie, vice president of United Firefighters of Los Angeles City, which represents rank-and-file firefighters.
After months of debate over what that might mean, the city came up with an alternate plan to issue permits and levy fines for false burglar alarms to discourage them.
Well there were two really, the first as a teenager was gutting salmon in Alaska and the second "proper" job was selling burglar alarms to the public in Birmingham
First, the state argued that Stoudamire had consented to the search when he purchased a burglar alarm and contracted with a company to monitor the alarm and call police when the alarm was triggered.
The salesmen say they will install the burglar alarms for free and then charge pounds 1 a day for "monitoring".
John Forsyth, from MK Response, said, ``People seem intimidated at the thought of installing a burglar alarm, and assume it will cost them `an arm and a leg', but it is not a daunting task.
TERRY Wogan has blasted his local police force for branding him a "drain on resources" when his burglar alarm was set off accidentally.
Two residents in Gateshead reported being approached by people claiming to be from a burglar alarm company and offering a free alarm worth several thousand pounds.
For the equivalent of just 55p a day Transglobe will guarantee responding to a burglar alarm within 15 minutes, making sure the premises are secure, resetting alarm systems and reporting back to the company when it reopens for business.