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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 ?
Our business is to learn and to report to monsieur le surintendant of the finances to what extent English smuggling is injurious to the French merchants.
He confessed to them that the object was not to learn to what extent the French merchants were injured by English smuggling, but to learn how far French smuggling could annoy English trade.
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.
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.
What to the ostentatious smuggling verbalists are the thoughts of thinkers but Loose-Fish?
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.
Mr Inspector achieved the smuggling of herself and John into this queer room, called Cosy in an inscription on the door, by entering in the narrow passage first in order, and suddenly turning round upon them with extended arms, as if they had been two sheep.
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.
Senator Richard Gordon disclosed at a Senate hearing on Monday the 'vicious cycle' of smuggling in the country.
Bernos noted there had been a reported surge in rice smuggling last month that crippled the farmers' income and destabilized government efforts to combat the undocumented entry of rice.
Duterte said he preferred the smuggled vehicles to be destroyed than put up for auction to curb smuggling activities.
Cleveland Police officers arrested a 37-year-old man on the A19 near Wolviston services on suspicion of people smuggling and money laundering offences.