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English definition of “contraband”

contraband

noun [U]     /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.Trafficking and racketeering contraband     adjective contraband cigarettes/goodsTrafficking and racketeering
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