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Related to racketeer: Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act
A person who engages in an illegal business or other organized illegal activities.
intr.v. rack·et·eered, rack·et·eer·ing, rack·et·eers
To engage in an illegal business or other organized illegal activities.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
a person engaged in illegal enterprises for profit
(intr) to operate a racket
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1. a person engaged in an organized illegal activity, as extortion.v.i.
2. to engage in a racket.
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Past participle: racketeered
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|Noun||1.||racketeer - someone who commits crimes for profit (especially one who obtains money by fraud or extortion)|
underworld - the criminal class
bagman - a racketeer assigned to collect or distribute payoff money
|Verb||1.||racketeer - carry on illegal business activities involving crime|
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racketeer[ˌrækɪˈtɪəʳ] N (esp US) → estafador(a) m/f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
racketeer[ˌrækɪˈtɪər] n (mainly US) → racketteur m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
racketeer[ˌrækɪˈtɪəʳ] n (esp Am) → trafficante m/f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995