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Larceny, in law, the unlawful removal of the property of another person without the owner's consent and with intent to steal. Grand larceny, a felony, is generally the theft of valuable property, while petty larceny, usually a misdemeanor, involves less valuable goods. Embezzlement, robbery, and fraud are generally considered larceny.

See also: Crime.

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