how to pronounce plunder


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plunder is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of plunder in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… free they survived through plunder and …”

meanings of plunder


  1. To pillage, take or destroy all the goods of, by force (as in war); to raid, sack.
  2. To take (goods) by pillage.
  3. To make extensive (over)use of, as if by plundering; to use or use up wrongfully.
  4. To take by force or wrongfully; to commit robbery or looting, to raid.
  5. To take unexpectedly.


  1. Baggage; luggage.
  2. An instance of plundering.
  3. The loot attained by plundering.

plunder frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word plunder occurs in english on average 0.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics plunder can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that plunder can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) transport and travel;

words that rhyme with plunder


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