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 for predation
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Predation \Pre*da"tion\, n. [L. praedatio, fr. praedari to
     plunder.]
     The act of pillaging. --E. Hall.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  predation
      n 1: an act of plundering and pillaging and marauding [syn:
           depredation, predation]
      2: the act of preying by a predator who kills and eats the prey

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