Definición de spoliate en inglés:


Saltos de línea: spo¦li|ate
Pronunciación: /ˈspəʊlɪeɪt


[with object] formal
  • Rob of something; plunder: the slogan was purely a cover to spoliate ecclesiastical endowments
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • I do mind spoliating education by applying money less efficiently where it might be applied more efficiently.
    • The claimant has reason to believe that named family members had bank accounts spoliated in France during the war and not restored after the war.
    • To confiscate this property would be to spoliate the laity.


early 18th century: from Latin spoliat- 'spoilt', from the verb spoliare 'strip, deprive'.

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