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small-time crook/gangster etc

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsmall-time crook/gangster etcsmall-time crook/gangster etcUNIMPORTANTa criminal who is not involved in large or serious crimes small-time
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small-time crook/gangster etcThe crows meanwhile have taken on another persona of small-time crooks.
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