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spo•li•a•tion



Pronunciation: (spō"lē-ā'shun), [key]
n.
1. the act or an instance of plundering or despoiling.
2. authorized plundering of neutrals at sea in time of war.
3. Law.the destruction or material alteration of a bill of exchange, will, or the like.
4. the act of spoiling or damaging something.

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