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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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mafiosomaf‧i‧o‧so /ˌmæfiˈəʊsəʊ $ ˌmɑːfiˈoʊsoʊ, ˌmæ-/ noun (plural mafiosi /-si/) [countable]  SCCa member of the Mafia
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mafiosoPulling over, Henry throws open the trunk to reveal the blood-spattered body of a rival mafioso.This man was not like Rahmi or Pepe; he was neither a hotheaded idealist nor a swinish mafioso.
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