organized crime Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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organized crimenoun [U]

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criminalorganizations that ​plan and ​commitcrime, or the crimes that are ​committed by such ​organizations: The ​murders may have been ​linked to ​organizedcrime.
(Definition of organized crime from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “organized crime”
in Chinese (Simplified) 犯罪集团, 有组织犯罪,集团犯罪…
in Chinese (Traditional) 犯罪集團, 有組織犯罪,集團犯罪…
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