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 Dictionary entry overview: What does despoliation mean? 

  The noun DESPOLIATION has 1 sense:

1. the act of stripping and taking by force

  Familiarity information: DESPOLIATION used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1despoliation [BACK TO TOP]


The act of stripping and taking by force

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions


despoilation; despoilment; despoliation; spoilation; spoliation; spoil

Hypernyms ("despoliation" is a kind of...):

pillage; pillaging; plundering (the act of stealing valuable things from a place)

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