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English definition of “carrying-on”

carrying-on

noun [C or U]     /ˌkær.i.ɪŋˈɒn/ US  /ˌker.i.ɪŋˈɑːn/ (plural carryings-on)
activity that is not honest or moral : The company seems to have been involved in some rather dishonest carrying-on. The newspapers were full of the Minister's carryings-on.Crime - general words
(Definition of carrying-on noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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