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raid

noun [C]     /reɪd/
C2 a short sudden attack, usually by a small group of people: The commandos made/staged/carried out a daring raid (on the enemy). planes on a bombing raidAttacking and invading the act of entering a place by force in order to steal from it: Millions of dollars were stolen in a bank raid last night.Arriving, entering and invadingStealing C2 an occasion when the police enter a place suddenly in order to find someone or something: The drugs were found during a police raid on the house.Relating to detection and solving crimes
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