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Forcible seizure of another's property; plunder.
[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin rapīna, from rapere, to seize; see rep- in Indo-European roots.]
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
the seizure of property by force; pillage
[C15: from Latin rapīna plundering, from rapere to snatch]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
rap•ine(ˈræp ɪn, -aɪn)
the violent seizure and carrying off of another's property; plunder.
[1375–1425; < Latin rapīna robbery, pillage]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
rapine- Means "the act or practice of seizing and taking away by force the property of others."
See also related terms for seizing.
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the act of pillage or plundering.See also: Theft
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|Noun||1.||rapine - the act of despoiling a country in warfare|
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rapine[ˈræpaɪn] N → rapiña f
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n (liter) → Plünderung f
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