trafficker


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traf·fic

 (trăf′ĭk)
n.
1.
a. The passage of people or vehicles along routes of transportation.
b. Vehicles or pedestrians in transit: heavy traffic on the turnpike; stopped oncoming traffic to let the children cross.
2.
a. The commercial exchange of goods; trade.
b. Illegal or improper commercial activity: drug traffic on city streets. See Synonyms at business.
3.
a. The business of moving passengers and cargo through a transportation system.
b. The amount of cargo or number of passengers conveyed.
4.
a. The conveyance of messages or data through a system of communication: routers that manage internet traffic.
b. Messages or data conveyed through such a system: a tremendous amount of telephone traffic on Mother's Day; couldn't download the file due to heavy internet traffic.
c. The number of users or visitors, as at a website: attempted to increase traffic with a redesigned homepage.
5. Social or verbal exchange; communication: refused further traffic with the estranged friend.
v. traf·ficked, traf·fick·ing, traf·fics
intr.v.
To carry on trade or other dealings: trafficked in liquidation merchandise; traffic with gangsters.
tr.v.
To provide to others, especially in large quantities, in exchange for money: was accused of trafficking guns to local gangs.

[French trafic, from Old French trafique, from Old Italian traffico, from trafficare, to trade, perhaps from Catalan trafegar, to decant, from Vulgar Latin *trānsfaecāre : trāns-, trans- + faex, faec-, dregs; see feces.]

traf′fick·er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.trafficker - someone who promotes or exchanges goods or services for moneytrafficker - someone who promotes or exchanges goods or services for money
booking clerk, ticket agent - someone who sells tickets (e.g., theater seats or travel accommodations)
cosmetician - someone who sells or applies cosmetics
flower girl - a woman who sells flowers in the street
fruiterer - a person who sells fruit
cheap-jack, huckster - a seller of shoddy goods
merchandiser, merchant - a businessperson engaged in retail trade
hawker, packman, peddler, pedlar, pitchman - someone who travels about selling his wares (as on the streets or at carnivals)
selling agent - someone who sells goods (on commission) for others
dealer - a seller of illicit goods; "a dealer in stolen goods"
underseller - a seller that sells at a lower price than others do; "he went all over town looking for undersellers"

trafficker

noun
A person engaged in buying and selling:
Translations
تِجارةٌ بالمَحْظورات
-iceobchodník
=-handlerhandler
üzér
-braskari; eiturlyfjasali
kšeftár

trafficker

[ˈtræfɪkəʳ] Ntraficante mf (in en)

trafficker

[ˈtræfɪkər] ntrafiquant(e) m/f

trafficker

n (usu pej)Händler(in) m(f), → Schieber(in) m(f) (pej); (in drugs also) → Dealer(in) m(f) (inf)

trafficker

[ˈtræfɪkəʳ] ntrafficante m/f

traffic

(ˈtrӕfik) noun
1. vehicles, aircraft, ships etc moving about. There's a lot of traffic on the roads / on the river.
2. trade, especially illegal or dishonest. the drug traffic.
verbpast tense, past participle ˈtrafficked
to deal or trade in, especially illegally or dishonestly. They were trafficking in smuggled goods.
ˈtrafficker noun
a usually illegal or dishonest dealer. a trafficker in drugs.
traffic island
a small pavement in the middle of a road, for pedestrians to stand on on their way across.
traffic jam
a situation in which large numbers of road vehicles are prevented from proceeding freely.
traffic lights
lights of changing colours for controlling traffic at road crossings etc. Turn left at the traffic lights.
traffic wardenwarden
References in classic literature ?
He who can peruse it without a tearful eye, a heaving breast, an afflicted spirit,-- without being filled with an unutterable abhorrence of slavery and all its abettors, and animated with a determination to seek the immediate overthrow of that execrable system,--without trembling for the fate of this country in the hands of a righteous God, who is ever on the side of the oppressed, and whose arm is not shortened that it cannot save,--must have a flinty heart, and be qualified to act the part of a trafficker "in slaves and the souls of men.
Stryver fitted the prisoner's case on the jury, like a compact suit of clothes; showing them how the patriot, Barsad, was a hired spy and traitor, an unblushing trafficker in blood, and one of the greatest scoundrels upon earth since accursed Judas--which he certainly did look rather like.
The year-wise break-up of arrests issued by Interior Division on Sunday showed that during year 2015, the Agency nabbed 589 human traffickers in Punjab, 382 in Islamabad, 23 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) while no human trafficker was arrested during the year in Sindh and Balochistan.
In Islamabad, only one human trafficker was arrested out of six.
A cybersex trafficker who exploited her own daughter and sister and is feared to have also abused four other children, including a 2-year-old, was nabbed by the Philippine National Police Women and Children Protection Center (PNP WCPC) in Cebu City Wednesday.
First operation was led by 2nd-in-Command Santosh Kumar of 20th Battalion, SSB, in which six children were rescued, and one human trafficker was caught from Bairgania Railway Station in district Sitamarhi.
But later we found that the ' victim' became a trafficker as she was trafficking girls through Facebook," Chettri said.
One primate trafficker was arrested with 18 primate skulls including gorillas and chimpanzee, two giant pangolin scale traffickers arrested with 114 kg of pangolin scales, and another trafficker arrested with 100 kg of giant pangolin scales close to the entrance to the Yaounde-Nsimalen international airport," he said.
A trafficker who negotiates ransoms said that he is often able to extract YR279,500 per migrant from their families.
One Egyptian trafficker interviewed for the report admitted openly to torturing and murdering men and women to extract ransoms.
Alam naman natin lahat na pag life imprisonment lang ipinataw mo dun sa drug trafficker e napakaluwag ng ating Bilibid prison para sila ay magpatuloy ng kanilang negosyo sa loob mismo noong compound [We all know a drug trafficker serving life imprisonment can still conduct business inside the compound of the Bilibid prison given how lax the facility is)," he said.
Taking as their slogan the words of Pablo Escobar Gaviria, Colombia's major cocaine trafficker at the time, "Better a grave in Colombia than a prison in the US," the drug mafias launched a violent offensive to prevent passage of legislation to implement the agreement.