English version

trafficking

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Drug culture
traffickingtraf‧fick‧ing /ˈtræfɪkɪŋ/ noun [uncountable]  1 MDDSELLthe buying and selling of illegal goods, especially drugs drug trafficking2 the activity of taking people to another country and forcing them to work human trafficking
Examples from the Corpus
traffickingThe Assembly also agreed on closer co-operation on the environment, on regional security and in the fight against drug trafficking.Linked to the Mafia he was also behind counterfeit currency scams and drug trafficking.He also suggested seeking technical and military assistance from abroad to deal with such problems as drug trafficking.In Thailand the penalty for drug trafficking is death.Coalition slates won the key mayorships of the cities of Medellín and Cali, both centres of drug trafficking.This new power to presume guilt of unspecified offences was advertised as a unique response to the unique evil of drug trafficking.The provisions on drug trafficking streamline the confiscation procedure.Drug trafficking is international big business and your money is their profit.The problems in fighting trafficking are legion.The two girls were arrested for trafficking in hard drugs.
Pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
Click on the pictures to check.
Word of the day luck out to be lucky