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banditnoun [C]

uk   /ˈbæn.dɪt/  us   /ˈbæn.dɪt/
a ​thief with a ​weapon, ​especially one ​belonging to a ​group that ​attackspeopletravelling through the ​countryside
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banditnoun [C]

 us   /ˈbæn·dɪt/
an ​armedthief, esp. (in ​older use) one who ​attackspeople while they are ​traveling: Bandits ​attacked the travelers just ​outside of ​town.
(Definition of bandit from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bandit”
in Spanish bandido…
in Vietnamese kẻ cướp…
in Malaysian penyamun…
in Thai ผู้ร้าย, โจร…
in French bandit…
in German der Bandit…
in Chinese (Simplified) 土匪, 盗贼, 暴徒…
in Turkish haydut…
in Russian разбойник, бандит…
in Indonesian penjahat, bandit…
in Chinese (Traditional) 土匪, 盜賊, 暴徒…
in Polish bandyta…
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