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raid

verb [T]
 
 
/reɪd/
SOLDIERS If soldiers raid a place, they suddenly attack it.Attacking and invading
POLICE If the police raid a place, they suddenly visit it in order to find someone or something: Police raided nine properties in search of the documents.Attacking and invadingArresting and charging
STEAL to steal many things from somewhere: to raid the fridge Stealing
(Definition of raid verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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