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spoils

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishspoilsspoils[plural] formal a) the things that someone gets by being successful They tried to take more than a fair share of the spoils. b) things taken by an army from a defeated enemy, or things taken by thievesthe spoils of war/victory etc spoil
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the spoils of war/victory etcDuring wartime a money payment was made from the sultan's coffers to supplement the spoils of war.
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