Translation of "raid" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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raidnoun [ C ]

uk /reɪd/ us /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). 突擊隊大膽(向敵人)發起了突襲。
planes on a bombing raid 執行空襲轟炸任務的飛機

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. 昨晚一間銀行被劫走數百萬美元。

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. 這些毒品是在警方查抄這棟房子時發現的。

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raidverb [ T ]

uk /reɪd/ us /reɪd/

C2 to attack a place suddenly

The nomads raided the enemy camp and captured over 100 camels. 遊牧部落突襲了敵人的營地,掠走了上百頭駱駝。

to enter a place illegally and usually violently, and steal from it

The post office was raided late at night. 昨晚深夜郵局遭到搶劫。

C2 (of the police) to enter a place suddenly in order to find someone or something

Police officers from the organized crime division have raided businesses in central London. 有組織罪案調查科的員警已經突擊搜查了位於倫敦中心的一些律師事務所。

informal to take something from a place, usually secretly

I caught Toby raiding the fridge. 托比從冰箱裡偷拿東西時被我撞上了。

(Translation of “raid” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)