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loot

verb [I/T]  /lut/ us  
(said esp. of large numbers of people) to steal from stores: [I] Riot police were sent to prevent the mob from looting. To loot something is also to take a lot of money away from it that does not belong to you: [T] The officers of the corporation looted the company of millions of dollars.

loot

noun [U]  /lut/ us  
money or valuable objects that have been stolen: Three men have been sentenced to prison for taking part in the robbery, but the loot was never recovered.
Translations of “loot”
in Korean 훔치다…
in Arabic يَنهَب…
in French butin…
in Turkish yağmalamak, talan etmek, yağma etmek…
in Italian saccheggiare…
in Chinese (Traditional) (通常指在暴力事件中集體)搶劫,洗劫…
in Russian грабить, мародерствовать…
in Polish plądrować…
in Spanish botín…
in Portuguese pilhar, saquear…
in German die Beute…
in Catalan saquejar…
in Japanese 略奪する…
in Chinese (Simplified) (通常指在暴力事件中集体)抢劫,洗劫…
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