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verb [T] uk   /ˈræn.sæk/ us  
to search a place or container in a violent and careless way: The burglars ransacked the house but found nothing valuable. I ransacked the cupboard for my ski boots.
Translations of “ransack”
in Spanish registrar, revolver, saquear…
in French fouiller à fond, piller…
in German durchwühlen, plündern…
in Chinese (Traditional) 洗劫, 劫掠, 粗暴地搜翻…
in Chinese (Simplified) 洗劫, 劫掠, 粗暴地搜翻…
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