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v [Tn] make a raid on (a place) : Customs men raided the house. . * (fig ) raid the larder, ie take food from it, usu between meals * boys raiding an orchard, ieto steal fruit .
OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY posted at 2009-11-22 13:42:11
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raid
/ reId; red/ n ~ (on sth) 1 sudden surprise attack and withdrawal by troops, ships or aircraft , : make/launch a bombing raid (ie by aircraft) on enemy bases . 2 sudden surprise attack in order to steal or do harm , : an armed raid * A security guard was killed in the bank raid. . 3 sudden surprise visit by the police, etc, eg to arrest people or seize illicit goods : carry out a dawn raid * a police drugs raid . 4 (finance ) attempt by a group of people to lower eg share prices by selling at the same time .
OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY posted at 2009-11-22 13:42:11
raid
/ reId; red/ n ~ (on sth) 1 sudden surprise attack and withdrawal by troops, ships or aircraft , : make/launch a bombing raid (ie by aircraft) on enemy bases . 2 sudden surprise attack in order to steal or do harm , : an armed raid * A security guard was killed in the bank raid. . 3 sudden surprise visit by the police, etc, eg to arrest people or seize illicit goods : carry out a dawn raid * a police drugs raid . 4 (finance ) attempt by a group of people to lower eg share prices by selling at the same time .
OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY posted at 2009-11-22 13:42:11

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