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n, pl -cos
a drug smuggler
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(ˈnɑr koʊ)

n., pl. -cos. Slang.


a combining form meaning “stupor,” “narcosis” (narcolepsy), “illicit drugs” (narcoterrorism).
[< Greek nárk(ē) numbness, stiffness]
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The President went on to say that inclusion of narco politicians in his list came from different sources, including the National Intelligence Coordinating Agency (NICA), Intelligence Service of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (ISAFP), and Regional Intelligence Division (R2) of the Philippine National Police (PNP).
'Tayo, tingin ko dine-deserve natin na ipaalam sa atin kung sino-sino ang mga ito, kasi ayaw naman natin na nag-e-elect tayo into office ng mga narco politicians.
Duterte told the convention that he cannot allow the Philippines to become a narco state.
'Parang itong narco list kasi, parang death penalty ito.
'Actually out of the 47 who are in the narco list, 37 ran but only 27 won, that is what is in our data,' said Albayalde during a news briefing on Monday, adding the investigations against the narco-politicians were continuing.
New Delhi [India] March 07 ( ANI ): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) wants to conduct narco test on Karti Chidambaram, who is in its custody in connection with the INX Media case.
He said that the district has been purged of the narco dealers.