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English definition of “racketeering”

racketeering

noun [U]    /ˌræk·ɪˈtɪər·ɪŋ/
the act or practice of making money through dishonest or illegal activities: He now faces 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to conspiracy and racketeering charges.
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