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underworld

noun [S] uk   /ˈʌn.də.wɜːld/ us    /-dɚ.wɝːld/

underworld noun [S] (CRIME)

the part of society consisting of criminal organizations and activities

underworld noun [S] (IN STORIES)

the underworld in mythology, a place under the earth where the spirits of the dead go
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Translations of “underworld”
in Spanish hampa, bajos fondos…
in French pégre…
in German die Unterwelt…
in Chinese (Traditional) 犯罪, 黑社會…
in Russian преступный мир…
in Turkish yeraltı dünyası…
in Chinese (Simplified) 犯罪, 黑社会…
in Polish świat przestępczy, półświatek…
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