spoliation

Definitions of spoliation
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n the act of stripping and taking by force

Synonyms:
despoilation, despoilment, despoliation, spoil, spoilation
Type of:
pillage, pillaging, plundering
the act of stealing valuable things from a place

n (law) the intentional destruction of a document or an alteration of it that destroys its value as evidence

Type of:
destruction, devastation
the termination of something by causing so much damage to it that it cannot be repaired or no longer exists

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