French translation of 'plunder'
1. [of place] pillage m
2. (= stolen goods) butin m
1. (= loot) [place] piller
2. (= steal)
[valuables, antiquities] voler
[public money] détourner
to plunder from government funds détourner des fonds publics
They plundered £4 billion from government funds. Ils ont détourné 4 milliards de livres de fonds publics.
Copyright © by HarperCollins Publishers. All rights reserved.
Example Sentences Including 'plunder'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
If you then provide your account details, the criminal has all he or she needs to plunder your account.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
The taxman is seeking the power to plunder the bank accounts of both individuals and companies to recover unpaid taxes.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
They then used the information to plunder accounts by making counterfeit cards and using them to withdraw cash from cash machines.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
A silly thing to say given that the champions have plundered 88 goals in 37 league matches this term?Times, Sunday Times (2012)
And he certainly was here as he plundered his 10th goal this term to put the skids under Wigan.The Sun (2009)
BARCELONA have accused Manchester City of trying to plunder their players and staff.The Sun (2013)
But the sub shrugged off his problems to plunder a crucial winner.The Sun (2010)
Catalan plundered the first try after 50 seconds.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
He can plunder more Scottish booty today.The Sun (2016)
He then plundered further goals after 28 and 35 minutes against a hapless home defence.The Sun (2012)
That says much on a day when Ireland plundered four of the six races.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
There would have been a certain sporting symmetry if he had plundered more goals last night.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
They have not lost in their last six away trips and have plundered 30 goals.The Sun (2010)
A CARE home worker plundered the bank accounts of vulnerable residents and spent the money on underwear.The Sun (2015)
After stealing their hearts, she allegedly plundered their bank accounts.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
He discovered she had plundered his bank accounts, taken a second mortgage on his home and run up thousands in debt on credit cards in his name.The Sun (2009)
Hundreds of thousands of pounds have been plundered from her account since she vanished.The Sun (2012)
LIKE rats from the sewers, they come scurrying from their holes to plunder and loot the homes of flood victims.The Sun (2016)
She told police a former family friend stole cheques and plundered her account.The Sun (2006)
Since her disappearance, her bank accounts have been plundered, with illegal transactions worth thousands of pounds made in her name.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The problem was that nobody got close to him at any time as the Brazilian plundered a hat-trick over two legs.The Sun (2007)
The reason for the long bail period was that Lotto winners whose accounts were plundered were scattered all over the country.The Sun (2006)
Villagers had their accounts plundered of up to 600 a time from around the globe, a court heard.The Sun (2008)
Trends of 'plunder'
Used Occasionally. plunder is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
'plunder' in Other Languages
British English: plunder VERB
If someone plunders a place or plunders things from a place, they steal things from it.
They plundered the palaces.
Translation of plunder from the Collins English to French Dictionary