plunder verb definition in Conflict topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

plunder

 verb: Conflict topic
[intransitive, transitive] to steal things from a place, especially using force during a time of war The troops crossed the country, plundering and looting as they went. Delhi was captured and plundered in 1739. plunder something (of something) The abbey had been plundered of its valuables. plunder something (from something) Only a small amount of the money that he plundered from his companies has been recovered.

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