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Meaning of “gangster” in the English Dictionary

"gangster" in British English

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gangsternoun [C]

uk   /ˈɡæŋ.stər/  us   /-stɚ/ (also mainly US mobster)
a ​member of an ​organizedgroup of ​violentcriminals
(Definition of gangster from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"gangster" in American English

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gangsternoun [C]

 us   /ˈɡæŋ·stər/
a ​member of an ​organizedgroup of ​violentcriminals
(Definition of gangster from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “gangster”
in Arabic عُضو في عِصابة…
in Korean 갱단의 조직원…
in Portuguese gângster…
in Catalan gàngster…
in Japanese 暴力団員, やくざ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 歹徒, 犯罪团伙成员…
in Turkish gangster, haydut, çete üyesi…
in Russian гангстер, бандит…
in Chinese (Traditional) 歹徒, 犯罪集團成員…
in Italian malvivente…
in Polish gangster…
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