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smug·gling

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. smugglingnoun

    secretly importing prohibited goods or goods on which duty is due

Wiktionary

  1. smugglingnoun

    An act of smuggling.

Wikipedia

  1. Smuggling

    Smuggling is the illegal transportation of objects, substances, information or people, such as out of a house or buildings, into a prison, or across an international border, in violation of applicable laws or other regulations. There are various motivations to smuggle. These include the participation in illegal trade, such as in the drug trade, illegal weapons trade, prostitution, human trafficking, kidnapping, exotic wildlife trade, art theft, heists, chop shops, illegal immigration or illegal emigration, tax evasion, import/export restrictions, providing contraband to prison inmates, or the theft of the items being smuggled. Smuggling is a common theme in literature, from Bizet's opera Carmen to the James Bond spy books (and later films) Diamonds Are Forever and Goldfinger.

ChatGPT

  1. smuggling

    Smuggling is the illegal transportation of goods or individuals, such as illegal drugs, weapons, humans, or other contraband, across borders or territories, typically with the goal of avoiding detection by legal authorities and evading taxes or other restrictions. It often involves organized crime networks or individuals who exploit differences in supply and demand between countries or regions.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Smuggling

    of Smuggle

Wikidata

  1. Smuggling

    Smuggling is the illegal transportation of goods or persons, such as out of a building, into a prison, or across an international border, in violation of applicable laws or other regulations. There are various motivations to smuggle. These include the participation in illegal trade, such as in the drug trade, in illegal immigration or illegal emigration, tax evasion, providing contraband to a prison inmate, or the theft of the items being smuggled. Examples of non-financial motivations include bringing banned items past a security checkpoint or the removal of classified documents from a government or corporate office. Smuggling is a common theme in literature, from Bizet's Carmen to the James Bond books Diamonds are Forever and Goldfinger.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. smuggling

    Defrauding the public revenue by importing or exporting goods without paying the customs dues chargeable upon them.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of smuggling in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of smuggling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of smuggling in a Sentence

  1. Callum Gale:

    People use all sorts of different methods to smuggle prohibited items into prisons, i've heard of drones being used before, but not a lot. To be honest the most common method I've heard of smuggling drugs into prisons is by stuffing them into tennis balls and hitting them over.

  2. Defense Ash Carter:

    There is now a criminal syndicate that is exploiting these poor people and this is an organized smuggling operation, targeting that is the way that the greatest effect can be had in the humanitarian dimension.

  3. Justin Paperny:

    He'll be in with a much different population, and he needs to be sure he doesn't make life there worse. And believe me, matters can be made much worse if, for example, he's associating with the wrong prisoners, smuggling in contraband or associating with guards.

  4. Katie Paul:

    In the related pages, at least a third of the pages we identified, Facebook was serving up to us in the related pages, especially ones on travel. Facebook would recommend other travel pages, but they were smuggling pages, the algorithm is really creating this amplification.

  5. Chad Plantz:

    This seizure is the direct result of a coordinated investigative effort by Homeland Security Investigations( HSI) San Diego, U.S. Fish and Wildlife, and Customs and Border Protection, hSI will continue to aggressively investigate individuals who are involved in the unlawful smuggling and trafficking of endangered wildlife for their own financial gain.

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