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pillage

verb [I or T] uk   us   /ˈpɪl.ɪdʒ/ formal
to steal something from a place or a person by using violence, especially during war: Works of art were pillaged from many countries in the dark days of the Empire.
pillage
noun [U] uk   us  
Translations of “pillage”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指在戰爭中)掠奪,搶劫,劫掠…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指在战争中)掠夺,抢劫,劫掠…
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