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contrabandnoun [U]

uk   /ˈkɒn.trə.bænd/ us   /ˈkɑːn.trə.bænd/
goods that are brought into or taken out of the country secretly and illegally: The lorry contained thousands of pounds worth of contraband.
contraband
adjective uk   us  
contraband cigarettes/goods
(Definition of contraband from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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contrabandnoun [U]

us   /ˈkɑn·trəˌbænd/
goods that are secretly or illegally brought into or taken out of a country
contraband
adjective [not gradable] us   /ˈkɑn·trəˌbænd/
contraband chemicals/goods
(Definition of contraband from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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contrabandnoun [U]

uk   /ˈkɒntrəbænd/ us  
goods which are brought into or taken out of the country secretly and illegally: The truck contained thousands of pounds worth of contraband.
contraband
adjective
contraband goods/cigarettes
(Definition of contraband from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “contraband”
in Vietnamese hàng lậu…
in Spanish contrabando…
in Malaysian barang gelap…
in Thai สินค้าเถื่อน…
in French contrebande…
in German die Schmuggelware…
in Chinese (Traditional) 違禁品, 走私貨…
in Russian контрабанда…
in Turkish kaçak/sirkat eşya/mal…
in Chinese (Simplified) 违禁品, 走私货…
in Indonesian barang terlarang…
in Polish kontrabanda, towary z przemytu…
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