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American English: /reɪd/
British English: /reɪd/

Translation of raid in Spanish:


transitive verb

  • 1.1 (Military) 1.2
    they raided the refrigerator [humorous]
    tomaron por asalto el refrigerador [humorous]
    Example sentences
    • A gang of thieves raided Brickens Post Office at lunch time last Thursday afternoon.
    • Police officers have raided homes in Bradford in a high-profile operation.
    • This is the haul of drugs seized when 25 police officers raided a Highworth pub.
    Example sentences
    • Those who don't have their own will raid the store room for tartan shirts to make into kilts.
    • If they are not physically attacking them, they are raiding fields for food.
    • Alternatively, please everyone and raid your room mini bar as you watch the Pattaya Mail Channel's latest features.
    hacer una redada en
    1.4 (steal, poach)
    (American English) (personnel/executives)

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