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English definition of “trafficking”


noun [U]
the activity of illegally buying and selling goods, such as drugs or weapons: arms/drug trafficking Trafficking and racketeering
trafficker noun [C]
(Definition of trafficking from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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