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racketeering

[rak-i-teer-ing] /ˌræk ɪˈtɪər ɪŋ/
noun
1.
the practice of conducting or engaging in a racket, as extortion or bootlegging.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30, Americanism; racketeer + -ing1
Related forms
antiracketeering, adjective
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