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1. depredation

noun. ['ˌdɛprəˈdeɪʃən'] an act of plundering and pillaging and marauding.

Synonyms

  • predation
  • pillaging
  • pillage

Antonyms

  • beginning

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Rhymes with Depredation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

How do you pronounce depredation?

Pronounce depredation as ˌdɛprəˈdeɪʃən.

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Sentences with depredation


1. Noun, singular or mass
The shrub’s life can be shortened by salt contamination, deer depredation, disease or insect damage.

Quotes about depredation


1. . . . in no instance has a system in regard to religion been ever established, but for the purpose, as well as with the effect of its being made an instrument of intimidation, corruption, and delusion, for the support of depredation and oppression in the hands of governments.
- Jeremy Bentham, Constitutional Code; For the Use All Nations and All Governments Professing Liberal Opinions Volume 1

2. depredation

noun. ['ˌdɛprəˈdeɪʃən'] (usually plural) a destructive action.

Synonyms

  • demolition
  • wipeout
  • ravage
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