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racketnoun

uk   us   /ˈræk.ɪt/

racket noun (SPORT)

A2 [C] (also racquet) an object used for hitting the ball in various sports, consisting of a net fixed tightly to a round frame with a long handle: a tennis/squash/badminton racket
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racket noun (NOISE)

C2 [S] informal an unpleasant loud continuous noise: They were making such a racket outside that I couldn't get to sleep.

racket noun (CRIME)

[C usually singular] informal a dishonest or illegal activity that makes money: They were jailed for running a protection/prostitution racket.
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[C usually singular] disapproving a way of making a large unfair profit: Phone chat lines are a real racket.
(Definition of racket from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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