Translation of "racket" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


noun [ C usually singular ] (CRIME) 犯罪 uk us /ˈræk.ɪt/

informal a dishonest or illegal activity that makes money

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 protection

disapproving a way of making a large unfair profit

Telephone chat lines are a real racket. 電話聊天熱線純屬暴利行為。

(Translation of “racket noun (CRIME)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)