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1    a sudden surprise attack  
an air raid     
2    a surprise visit by police searching for criminals or illicit goods  
a fraud-squad raid         See also       bear raid       dawn raid  
3    to make a raid against (a person, thing, etc.)  
4    to sneak into (a place) in order to take something, steal, etc.  
raiding the larder     
     (C15: Scottish dialect, from Old English rad military expedition; see road)  
   raider             n  

air raid  
a    an attack by hostile aircraft  
b    (as modifier)  
an air-raid shelter     
air-raid warden  
      n   a member of a civil defence organization responsible for enforcing regulations, etc., during an air attack  
Baedeker raid  
Informal   one of the German air raids in 1942 on places of cultural and historical importance in England  
bear raid  
      n   an attempt to force down the price of a security or commodity by sustained selling  
dawn raid  
      n     (Stock Exchange)   an unexpected attempt to acquire a substantial proportion of a company's shares at the start of a day's trading as a preliminary to a takeover bid  
ram raid  
Informal   a raid in which a stolen car is driven through a shop window in order to steal goods from the shop  
  ram raiding      n  
  ram raider      n  
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attacker, forager     (Military)   invader, marauder, plunderer, reiver     (dialect)   robber, thief  

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raider n.
A specific technical worksheet tool with performer's requirements. Excellent start of negotiations between performers, managers and contractors. (These requirements might include sound and light conditions for the show, food lodging and transportation of artistic talents)

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