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verb [intransitive/transitive]     plunder pronunciation in American English
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present tense
present participleplundering
past tenseplundered
past participleplundered
  1. 1
    to take valuable things from a place using force, sometimes causing a lot of damage

    The city was plundered and burned during the war.

  2. 2
    to take or use something that belongs to someone else in order to give yourself an advantage

    Movie producers often plunder TV’s most popular shows.

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