Translation of plunder in Spanish:
- 1 (steal from)(village)
saquear(literature/somebody's ideas)they plundered the pyramid of most of its treasures
plagiardespojaron la pirámide de la mayor parte de sus tesorosExample sentences
- 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.
- 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.
- 2 (steal)(treasure/wealth)
- 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.
- 1 (objects) he escaped with his plunderse escapó con el botínExample sentences
- 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.
- 2 (action)Example sentences
- 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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