Übersetzung von “plunder” — Englisch–Portugiesisch Wörterbuch


verb uk /ˈplʌn.dər/ us /-dɚ/

to steal goods violently from a place, especially during a war

saquear, pôr a saque
After the president fled the country, the palace was plundered by soldiers.
Tragically, the graves were plundered and the contents scattered.

to steal or remove something precious from something, in a way that does not consider moral laws or is more severe than it need be

Someone has been plundering funds from the company.
The future of our planet is in danger if we continue to plunder its resources as we do.
plunderer noun uk /r/ us //
noun [ no plural ] uk /ˈplʌn.dər/ us /-dɚ/

an occasion when goods are stolen from a place, especially violently or during a war, or these stolen goods

saque, espólio
Residents in the villages under attack have been unable to protect their homes from plunder.
The thieves hid their plunder in the woodshed.

a situation in which something is taken in a way that is not morally right or is too extreme

We need to put a stop to the plunder of the rain forest.

(Übersetzung von “plunder” aus dem Cambridge Englisch–Portugiesisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)