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PILFERAGE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does pilferage mean? 

PILFERAGE (noun)
  The noun PILFERAGE has 1 sense:

1. the act of stealing small amounts or small articles

  Familiarity information: PILFERAGE used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PILFERAGE (noun)


Sense 1pilferage [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The act of stealing small amounts or small articles

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("pilferage" is a kind of...):

larceny; stealing; theft; thievery; thieving (the act of taking something from someone unlawfully)


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