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English definition of “raid”

raid

noun [C]    /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 .
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