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English definition of “ram-raiding”

ram-raiding

noun [U]     /ˈræm.reɪ.dɪŋ/
the act of driving a car, usually a stolen car, through the front window of a shop so that the contents of the shop can be stolen: The police are increasing their efforts to prevent car thefts and subsequent ram-raiding.Stealing ram-raid     /ˈræm.reɪd/ noun [C] Stealing ram-raider     /ˈræm.reɪ.dər/ US  /-dɚ/ noun [C] Miscellaneous criminals
(Definition of ram-raiding noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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