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Protected against or providing protection against burglary.
- ‘Make your business burglar-proof before you suffer a break-in!’
- ‘The trapped workers could not even telephone for help because the phone was locked in a burglarproof office.’
- ‘There is no such thing as a burglar-proof home.’
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