English version

organized crime

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Crime
organized crimeˌorganized ˈcrime noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 SCCCRIMEa large and powerful organization of criminals 🔊 Organized crime is involved in drug trafficking.
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organized crimeThe property claim signals prosecutors' intention to dismantle what they consider an organized crime syndicate.New organized crime groups have proved too powerful for the country's weak civic and political institutions to fight.And war must be waged on organized crime.And I was thinking it was organized crime.
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