Complete Definition of "organized crime"

English

Noun

en-noun|-|sg=organized crime

  1. rfv-sense A criminal organization engaged in criminal enterprises, organized something like a legitimate corporation, with a hierarchy reporting upwards to a chief executive.
  2. The phenomenon of such organizations, seen as a social and law-enforcement problem.

#: Organized crime is largely responsible for the nationâs illicit drug trafficking.

Translations
trans-top|organization
Finnish: rikollisjärjestö
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trans-top|phenomenon
Finnish: järjestäytyä|järjestäytynyt rikollisuus
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See also
Mafia
mob
triad
yakuza
Camorra
ru:organized crime

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