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Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


unlawful entry
n.
Entering property without the owner’s consent through the use of force or fraud.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


unlawful entry
n. An entering onto someone's property without that person's consent, by force or fraudulent pretense. Unlawful entry is distinct from burglary, which entails the breaking and entering into someone's dwelling with criminal intent.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

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