raid, n.

1. A sudden attack or invasion by law-enforcement officers, usu. to make an arrest or to search for evidence of a crime.

2. An attempt by a business or union to lure employees or members from a competitor.

3. An attempt by a group of speculators to cause a sudden fall in stock prices by concerted selling.

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