Definition of 'plunder'
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There would have been a certain sporting symmetry if he had plundered more goals last night. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He can plunder more Scottish booty today. The Sun (2016)But the sub shrugged off his problems to plunder a crucial winner. The Sun (2010)She told police a former family friend stole cheques and plundered her account. The Sun (2006)Hundreds of thousands of pounds have been plundered from her account since she vanished. The Sun (2012)The taxman is seeking the power to plunder the bank accounts of both individuals and companies to recover unpaid taxes. Times, Sunday Times (2007)After stealing their hearts, she allegedly plundered their bank accounts. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Catalan plundered the first try after 50 seconds. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They have not lost in their last six away trips and have plundered 30 goals. The Sun (2010)That says much on a day when Ireland plundered four of the six races. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He then plundered further goals after 28 and 35 minutes against a hapless home defence. The Sun (2012)And he certainly was here as he plundered his 10th goal this term to put the skids under Wigan. The Sun (2009)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)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)Since her disappearance, her bank accounts have been plundered, with illegal transactions worth thousands of pounds made in her name. Times, Sunday Times (2012)BARCELONA have accused Manchester City of trying to plunder their players and staff. The Sun (2013)A silly thing to say given that the champions have plundered 88 goals in 37 league matches this term? Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'plunder'
British English: plunder VERB
If someone plunders a place or plunders things from a place, they steal things from it.
They plundered the palaces.
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