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Noun: depredation  ,de-pri'dey-shun
  1. An act of plundering and pillaging and marauding
    - predation
  2. (usually plural) a destructive action
    "the depredations of age and disease";
    - ravage

Derived forms: depredations

Type of: demolition, destruction, pillage, pillaging, plundering, wipeout

Encyclopedia: Depredation