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racket

noun [C usually singular] (CRIME)
犯罪
 
 
/ˈræk.ɪt/
informal a dishonest or illegal activity that makes money
勒索;诈骗;敲诈
They were jailed for running a protection/prostitution racket.
他们因为勒索保护费/干拉皮条的勾当而被监禁。
→  See also protection Trafficking and racketeeringCrime - general words
disapproving a way of making a large unfair profit
诈骗行当;暴利行当
Telephone chat lines are a real racket.
电话聊天热线纯属暴利行当。
Cheating and trickingPlotting and trappingTrafficking and racketeering
(Definition of racket noun (CRIME) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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