English translation of 'pilhar'
1. (saquear) to plunder, pillage
2. (roubar) to rob
3. (surpreender) to catch
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'pilhar' in Other Languages
British English: pillage VERB
If a group of people pillage a place, they steal property from it using violent methods.
Soldiers went on a rampage, pillaging stores and shooting.
British English: plunder VERB
If someone plunders a place or plunders things from a place, they steal things from it.
They plundered the palaces.
British English: rifle VERB
If you rifle through things or rifle them, you make a quick search among them in order to find something or steal something.
I discovered my husband rifling through the filing cabinet.
Translation of pilhar from the Collins Portuguese to English Dictionary