Translation of "plunder" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /ˈplʌn.dər/ us /-dɚ/

to steal goods violently from a place, especially during a war

After the president fled the country, the palace was plundered by soldiers.
Tragically, the graves were plundered and the contents scattered.

to steal or remove something precious from something, in a way that does not consider moral laws or is more severe than it need be

Someone has been plundering funds from the company.
The future of our planet is in danger if we continue to plunder its resources as we do.
plunderer noun uk /r/ us //

(Translation of “plunder” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /ˈplandə/

to rob or steal from (a place)

saquear, pillar
The soldiers plundered and looted (the city).
plunderer noun


(Translation of “plunder” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)