Significado de “raid” - Diccionario inglés

raid en inglés británico

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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).
planes on a bombing raid

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.

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.

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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.

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

The post office was raided late at night.

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.

informal to take something from a place, usually secretly:

I caught Toby raiding the fridge.

(Definición de raid de Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

raid en inglés americano

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raidnoun [ C ]

us /reɪd/

a planned attack by a military group that is done suddenly and unexpectedly and is intended to destroy or damage something:

an air raid
a bombing raid

A raid is also a planned but sudden and unexpected entering of a place by the police in order to search for something or stop an illegal activity.

raidverb [ T ]

us /reɪd/

to enter a place suddenly and unexpectedly in order to search for something or stop an illegal activity:

The FBI said it had no plans to raid the suspect’s farm.

To raid is also to unfairly or secretly take something for your own use or benefit:

The movie company was accused of raiding talent from other studios.

(Definición de raid de Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

raid en inglés de negocios

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raidnoun [ C ]

uk /reɪd/ us STOCK MARKET

an attempt to take control of a company by buying a lot of its shares:

He helped build one of Britain's biggest conglomerates during the 1980s with a series of daring corporate raids.
a raid on sth So far, it has not decided what it will do to stop a raid on its shares.

(Definición de raid de Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)