Acronym. Taking WithOut Consent. Originally and usually applied to the stealing of vehicles. Originates from the proliferation of car theft in the UK during the 1990s.

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  • twoc — verb a) To take a car without the owners consent. b) To steal. See Also: TWOC, twoccer, twoccing …   Wiktionary

  • TWOC — 1. noun The crime of taking (a car) without the consent of the owner. 2. adjective Of a car, taken without consent of the owner …   Wiktionary

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  • twoc — [twɒk] verb (twocs, twoccing, twocced) Brit. informal steal (a car). Derivatives twoccer noun Origin 1990s (orig. police sl.): acronym from taken without owner s consent …   English new terms dictionary

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