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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “racket”

racket

noun [C usually singular] (CRIME)
犯罪
 
 
/ˈræk.ɪt/
informal a dishonest or illegal activity that makes money
勒索;詐騙;敲詐
They were jailed for running a protection/prostitution racket.
他們因為勒索保護費/做拉皮條的勾當而被監禁。
→ See also protectionTrafficking and racketeeringCrime - general words
disapproving a way of making a large unfair profit
詐騙行為;暴利行為
Telephone chat lines are a real racket.
電話聊天熱線純屬暴利行為。
Cheating and trickingPlotting and trappingTrafficking and racketeering
(Definition of racket noun (CRIME) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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