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sanctions-bustingnoun [U]

uk   /ˈsæŋk.ʃənzˌbʌs.tɪŋ/  us   /ˈsæŋk.ʃənzˌbʌs.tɪŋ/
the ​act of ​trading with a ​country with which ​trade is not ​officiallyallowed
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