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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 given way to our hereditary passion for smuggling. I kept a 'yacht' in Morecambe Bay, and more French brandy than I knew what to do with in my cellars.
What to the ostentatious smuggling verbalists are the thoughts of thinkers but Loose-Fish?
"But," he says, "I made a greater progress in the knowledge of mankind." For it was a smuggling district.
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.
Exorbitant duties on imported articles would beget a general spirit of smuggling; which is always prejudicial to the fair trader, and eventually to the revenue itself: they tend to render other classes of the community tributary, in an improper degree, to the manufacturing classes, to whom they give a premature monopoly of the markets; they sometimes force industry out of its more natural channels into others in which it flows with less advantage; and in the last place, they oppress the merchant, who is often obliged to pay them himself without any retribution from the consumer.
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.
class="x_MsoNormalSri Lanka and Australia have re-dedicated themselves to counter people smuggling and discussed in detail avenues for strengthening cooperation to address the recent escalation of the number of people-smuggling ventures from Sri Lanka to Australia since May, 2019, the Foreign Ministry said today.
ISLAMABAD -- Minister for Interior Ijaz Shah Thursday said that Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs) and other concerned government departments should work together to curb smuggling in the country.