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Yardie

noun [C] uk   /ˈjɑː.di/ us    /ˈjɑːr.di/
a member of a violent criminal organization, involved especially with illegal drugs, that started in Jamaica and now also operates in the UKGangsters, thugs and criminal organizations
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