plunder

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plunder(
pluhn
-
duhr
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to steal from)
a. saquear
The invaders killed many villagers and plundered the city.Los invasores mataron a muchos vecinos del pueblo y saquearon la ciudad.
b. desvalijar
There are a bunch of thieves in town who have been plundering people's safes.Hay algunos ladrones en el pueblo que han estado desvalijando las cajas fuertes de la gente.
2. (to steal)
a. robar
The colonists plundered the natives' gold and claimed it for themselves.Los colonizadores robaron el oro de los nativos y lo reclamaron para sí mismos.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
3. (act of looting)
a. el saqueo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The thieves were arrested for their plunder of the sacred burial grounds.Los ladrones fueron arrestados por su saqueo del cementerio sagrado.
b. el pillaje
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The recent plunder left our village entirely without money or resources.El pillaje reciente dejó nuestro pueblo sin dinero ni recursos.
4. (looted objects)
a. el botín
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The pirates counted their plunder and divided it amongst themselves.Los piratas contaron su botín y lo repartieron.
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plunder
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (action)
a. el saqueo m, pillaje
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
2. (loot)
a. el botín
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (general)
a. saquear, expoliar
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plunder [ˈplʌndəʳ]
noun
(act) pillaje (m); saqueo (m); (loot) botín (m);
transitive verb
pillar; saquear; [+tomb] robar; [+safe] robar (el contenido de)
they plundered my cellar me saquearon la bodega
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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