Meaning of “raider” in the English Dictionary

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"raider" in British English

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raidernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈreɪ.dər/ us /ˈreɪ.dɚ/

someone who enters a place illegally and usually violently, and steals from it:

Armed raiders forced their way into the couple's home.

(Definition of “raider” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"raider" in Business English

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raidernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈreɪdər/ us STOCK MARKET

→  corporate raider :

Pennsylvania's tough anti-takeover law is designed to prevent raiders from harming shareholders.

(Definition of “raider” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)