Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: depredation
IPA transcription: [d,ɛpɹəd'eɪʃən]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: depredation, predation
    Meaning: an act of plundering and pillaging and marauding
Usage examples
  • It was the instrument of universal death--the uranium release of untold forces of cataclysmic depredation.
  • Black Donald is the chief of a band of ruthless desperadoes that infest these mountain roads, robbing mail coaches, stealing negroes, breaking into houses and committing every sort of depredation.