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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmafiamaf‧i‧a /ˈmæfiə $ ˈmɑː-, ˈmæ-/ noun  1 the Mafia2 GROUP OF PEOPLE[singular] a powerful group of people within an organization or profession who support and protect each other the medical mafia
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mafiaThese days they were more likely to be arm-breakers from the Bombay mafia.But the drug mafia also has infiltrated other law-enforcement agencies, the army captain alleged.the legal mafiaOr will the 40-year economic blockade be maintained simply to satisfy the second-generation Miami mafia?Confronted with Dolle I felt myself becoming a punk mafia dude.Collusion between the mafia, police and political parties was routine for decades.He opened a haulage firm, sold jewellery and developed property interests in Miami, allegedly working with the mafia.
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