Meaning of BREAK-IN in English

BREAK-IN

noun

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

The break-in occurred between midnight and six in the morning.

There was a break-in at the college last night -- they took all the computers.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

And Channing says there was no obvious evidence of a break-in .

At least there was little evidence remaining of the break-in .

Sure enough, a guy showed up at Zia on the day of the break-in with a stack of the stolen goods.

The local police were informed of the whereabouts of the statues, just in case anyone mistakenly reported an attempted break-in .

This is the second computer break-in at a major technology company that has been publicized in recent months.

Until the break-in , he had planned to use it that summer on a cross-country bicycle trip.

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