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gun-running

noun [U]
 
 
/ˈɡʌnˌrʌn.ɪŋ/
the activity of bringing guns and other weapons into a country illegally, especially for use against the government
(尤指为了提供给反政府分子而进行的)私运军火,军火走私
Trafficking and racketeering
Translations of “gun-running”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指為了提供給反政府分子而進行的)私運軍火,軍火走私…
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