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smug·gling

 (smŭg′ə-lĭng, smŭg′lĭng)
n.
The criminal offense of intentionally and secretively bringing an item into a country without declaring it to customs officials and paying the associated duties or taxes, or of bringing a prohibited item into a country.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.smuggling - secretly importing prohibited goods or goods on which duty is due
importation, importing - the commercial activity of buying and bringing in goods from a foreign country
gunrunning - the smuggling of guns and ammunition into a country secretly and illegally
Translations
تَهْريبتَهْرِيب
pašování
smuglerismugling
salakuljetus
krijumčarenje
csempészet
smygl
密輸
밀수
pašovanie
tihotapstvo
smuggling
การลักลอบนำเข้า
sự buôn lậu

smuggling

[ˈsmʌglɪŋ]
A. Ncontrabando m
B. CPD smuggling ring Nred f de contrabando, red f de contrabandistas

smuggling

[ˈsmʌgəlɪŋ] ncontrebande f

smuggling

nSchmuggel m

smuggling

[ˈsmʌglɪŋ] ncontrabbando

smuggle

(ˈsmagl) verb
1. to bring (goods) into, or send them out from, a country illegally, or without paying duty. He was caught smuggling (several thousand cigarettes through the Customs).
2. to send or take secretly. I smuggled some food out of the kitchen.
ˈsmuggler noun
a person who smuggles.
ˈsmuggling noun
the laws against smuggling; drug-smuggling.

smuggling

تَهْرِيب pašování smugleri Schmuggeln λαθρεμπόριο contrabando salakuljetus contrebande krijumčarenje contrabbando 密輸 밀수 smokkelen smugling przemyt contrabando контрабанда smuggling การลักลอบนำเข้า kaçakçılık sự buôn lậu 走私
References in classic literature ?
What to the ostentatious smuggling verbalists are the thoughts of thinkers but Loose-Fish?
Old Orlick knowed you was burnt, Old Orlick knowed you was smuggling your uncle Provis away, Old Orlick's a match for you and know'd you'd come to-night
Smuggling is not, like polygamy, a hanging offense.
The chief of the great arms smuggling organization!
I had been born with lawless tendencies; from smuggling to bushranging was an easy transition, and about the latter there seemed to be a gallantry and romantic swagger which put it on the higher plane of the two.
He had been a member of the crew of the smuggling schooner Halcyon when she was captured by a revenue cutter.
He made a tidy stake smuggling arms in to the rebels, sold out his hotel, and was killed in Sydney just six weeks afterward in a saloon row.
the big sloop that had come up from the Sandwich Islands where it had been engaged in smuggling opium.
He thought to add to his livelihood by turning an excise man, that is, an officer whose work is to put down smuggling, to collect the duty on whisky, and to see that none upon which duty has not been paid is sold.
They now often stole out into the hall at nights, incited thereto partly by the hope of finding Diggs there and having a talk with him, partly by the excitement of doing something which was against rules; for, sad to say, both of our youngsters, since their loss of character for steadiness in their form, had got into the habit of doing things which were forbidden, as a matter of adventure,--just in the same way, I should fancy, as men fall into smuggling, and for the same sort of reasons-- thoughtlessness in the first place.
There is wild talk of cannon aboard, and of strange raids and expeditions she may make, ranging from opium smuggling into the States and arms smuggling into China, to blackbirding and open piracy.
In the first place, she gave up Peter Butt, a young man who kept company with her, and in consequence of his disappointment in love, took to smuggling, poaching, and a thousand other bad courses.