Etymology
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spoliation (n.)

"robbery, plunder," c. 1400, from Latin spoliationem (nominative spoliatio) "a robbing, plundering, pillaging," noun of action from past participle stem of spoliare "to plunder, rob" (see spoil (v.)).

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Definitions of spoliation

spoliation (n.)
(law) the intentional destruction of a document or an alteration of it that destroys its value as evidence;
spoliation (n.)
the act of stripping and taking by force;
Synonyms: spoil / spoilation / despoilation / despoilment / despoliation
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