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racketeering

noun [U] uk   /ˌræk.əˈtɪə.rɪŋ/ us    /-ˈtɪr.ɪŋ/ disapproving
making money from a dishonest or illegal activity: They have been accused of racketeering.
racketeer
noun [C] uk   /-ˈtɪər/ us    /-ˈtɪr/ disapproving
someone who makes money from a dishonest or illegal activity
Translations of “racketeering”
in Chinese (Traditional) 勒索, 詐騙, 敲詐…
in Chinese (Simplified) 勒索, 诈骗, 敲诈…
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