how to pronounce despoil


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despoil is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of despoil


  1. To violently strip (someone), with indirect object of their possessions etc.; to rob.
  2. To plunder; to pillage; take spoil from.
  3. To strip (someone) of their clothes; to undress.


  1. Plunder; spoliation.

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