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contraband

noun [U] uk   /ˈkɒn.trə.bænd/ us    /ˈkɑːn-/
goods that are brought into or taken out of the country secretly and illegally: The lorry contained thousands of pounds worth of contraband.
contraband
adjective uk   us  
contraband cigarettes/goods
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