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smuggle

verb [T]
 
 
/ˈsmʌɡl/
LAW to take goods or people into or out of a country illegally: He was sentenced to 65 months in prison for smuggling 14 kilograms of cocaine.smuggle sb/sth into somewhere The three immigrants were smuggled into Florida.smuggle sb/sth in Customs officials believe up to 100 pets are smuggled in each week.smuggle sb/sth out of somewhere The money was smuggled out of the country.smuggle sb/sth out A third of all the maize-meal milled in Zambia is smuggled out. The people were smuggled across the border.
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