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English definition of “mule”

mule

noun [C] (PERSON)    /mjuːl/
a person who agrees to carry illegal drugs into another country in return for payment by the person selling the drugs : These very poor women who are used as mules by drug barons often get long prison sentences .Miscellaneous criminals
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