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racket

noun  us   /ˈræk·ɪt/

racket noun (SPORTS)

[C] (also racquet) an object consisting of a net fixed tightly to an oval frame with a long handle, used in various sports for hitting a ball: a tennis/squash racket

racket noun (NOISE)

[U] infml a loud, annoying noise: Who’s making such a racket?

racket noun (ILLEGAL ACTIVITY)

[C] infml a dishonest or illegal activity that makes money
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