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verb [intransitive/transitive] plunder pronunciation in American English /ˈplʌndər/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyplunder
he/she/itplunders
present participleplundering
past tenseplundered
past participleplundered

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  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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plunderer

noun [countable]
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