There are 2 translations of plunder in Spanish:

plunder1

Pronunciation: /ˈplʌndər; ˈplʌndə(r)/

vt

  • 1.1 (steal from) [village] saquear; [palace/larder] saquear, desvalijar; [literature/sb's ideas] plagiar they plundered the pyramid of most of its treasures despojaron la pirámide de la mayor parte de sus tesoros
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    • One old man, probably the leader of a village plundered by the bandits, stepped forward.
    • His left-wing militias also plundered small farmers in the nation's countryside and hinterland provinces.
    • Over the next three months he systematically plundered the place, keeping the Dutch flag flying to lure more ships into harbour.
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    • It was, however, a highly popular book throughout the 17th century, and its plot material was frequently plundered by dramatists.
    • It is a truth universally acknowledged that a popular novel must be plundered for source material for other media.
    • All the while we, watch as others plunder our science.
    1.2 (steal) [treasure/wealth] robar
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    • The goods were plundered from European lodges.
    • When it was over, the victors triumphantly plundered the goods of their fallen foe, collecting the weapons and trinkets from the bodies of the fallen.
    • Openly riding their horses in gangs of several dozen, at night they set fires, brandish [their] weapons, and plunder residents' goods.

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Spain's War of Independence against Napoleon Bonaparte's French occupation was ignited by the popular revolt in Madrid on 2 May 1808 against the French army. With support from the Duke of Wellington, Spanish resistance continued for over five years in a guerra de guerrillas which gave the world the concept and the term guerrilla warfare. The autocratic Fernando VII was restored to the throne in 1814, and his first act was to abolish the progressive Constitution of Cadiz adopted in 1812.

There are 2 translations of plunder in Spanish:

plunder2

n

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1.1 (objects) botín (masculine) he escaped with his plunder se escapó con el botín
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    • The church is not built on layer upon layer of cultural and intellectual plunder.
    • However, he or the proposed National Security Council would act only if the prime minister was not functioning well and the country returned to the pre-1999 days of loot and plunder by people in power.
    • The plunder included its people, young men and women, sold into slavery to develop new nations of the West.
    1.2 (action) saqueo (m), rapiña (f)
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    • The six-day exhibition traces the ugly shades of terrorism unleashed in the Valley and the resulting plunder, loot, arson and rape that has accompanied it all these years.
    • He is being investigated in connection with a series of criminal charges ranging from bribery to economic plunder.
    • The invasion was accompanied by the slaughter of thousands of Moslems and Jews, and by the sacking and plunder of their property, which caused poverty and hunger.

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Word of the day amnistiar
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Cultural fact of the day

Spain's War of Independence against Napoleon Bonaparte's French occupation was ignited by the popular revolt in Madrid on 2 May 1808 against the French army. With support from the Duke of Wellington, Spanish resistance continued for over five years in a guerra de guerrillas which gave the world the concept and the term guerrilla warfare. The autocratic Fernando VII was restored to the throne in 1814, and his first act was to abolish the progressive Constitution of Cadiz adopted in 1812.