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Princeton's WordNet

  1. looting, robberynoun

    plundering during riots or in wartime

    Synonyms:
    robbery

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How to use looting in a sentence?

  1. The President:

    Any difficulty and we will assume control but, when the looting starts, the shooting starts. Thank President Donald Trump !

  2. Maria Zakharova:

    It seems to me that our American colleagues should now be somewhat distracted from the instructive tonality that they have been spreading over the years in relation to other countries, take a look in the mirror and then describe everything that they saw there in statements, like those they addressed to many countries of the world, we presume that, in carrying out measures to curb looting and other illegal actions, the authorities should not violate the rights of Americans to peaceful protest.

  3. Peter Feaver:

    Protests, for now, have been relatively peaceful compared with earlier in the week, and looting and fires are not as prevalent as they once were last weekend. Mark Esper ordered active-duty Army units to go back home after Mark Esper put them on alert in case they would be necessary to respond to the unrest in the D.C. metro area. But domestic political consequences are playing out just atthe mere mention of invoking the law. When you use military forces to do law enforcement its always politically fraught, theres always a political price to pay and its not the optimal use of the military.

  4. John Miller:

    On the looting, that's an intelligence failure, if a couple of hundred people knew to be in a certain place at a certain time for criminal activity and we didn't detect that, that's on me. We've gone back looking for' where was the Facebook page, where was the chatter in the places where we monitor gang's social media' and we still haven't seen it.

  5. Hubert Namani:

    People are looting and rioting and sort of revolting, so the police are now caught trying to manage all of that.

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