\\-lij, -lēj\ noun (-s)
Etymology: steal (II) + -age

noted any increase in stealage from stores — Christian Science Monitor

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  • stealage — /stee lij/, n. 1. the act of stealing. 2. losses due to theft. [1860 65; STEAL + AGE] * * * …   Universalium

  • stealage — n. theft, robbery; losses due to theft …   English contemporary dictionary

  • stealage — steal·age …   English syllables

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  • conveyance — Synonyms and related words: abalienation, abstraction, air express, aircraft, airfreight, airlift, alienation, amortization, amortizement, annexation, announcement, appropriation, asportation, assignation, assignment, bargain and sale, barter,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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