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depredation

de pruh day shuhn

  • n  an act of plundering and pillaging and marauding
  • n  (usually plural) a destructive action
    the depredations of age and disease

  • As the HIV virus sweeps mercilessly through these lands the fiercest trial Africa has yet endured a few try to address the terrible depredation.
  • But such depredation along a critical trade route threatens livelihoods around the world.
  • As the HIV virus sweeps mercilessly through these lands--the fiercest trial Africa has yet endured--a few try to address the terrible depredation.
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  • Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in Press TV
    Depredation, bullying and killing the reality of humanity are the outcomes of the capitalist way of thinking,Ahmadinejad said on Saturday.
  • Leo W Gerard in International Herald Tribune
    A new independent contractors act would ensure that freedom of contract for independent contractors is enshrined and preserved, that they have a firewall built around them to protect them from the depredation of unions and unfriendly Labor... John Howard http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Howard&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFDkwfWMg8IAUPTl_zgAMfcDWHY9A ABC Online http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200409/s1207322.htm&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEgeZA-1D6OjOxrfJ_AgXiFXZc46Q Sep 25, 2004 26630 35427 depress China is a trade cheat," Gerard said in a conference call with reporters. "They undermine the market, depress prices and destroy jobs."

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