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English definition of “raid”

raid

verb [T]    /reɪd/
to enter a place suddenly and unexpectedly in order to search for something or stop an illegal activity : The FBI said it had no plans to raid the suspect’s farm . To raid is also to unfairly or secretly take something for your own use or benefit : The movie company was accused of raiding talent from other studios .
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