Definition of Organized crime

1. Noun. Underworld organizations.

Exact synonyms: Gangdom, Gangland
Generic synonyms: Social Group
Specialized synonyms: Yakuza, Maffia, Mafia, Sicilian Mafia, Black Hand, Camorra, Crime Syndicate, Family, Mob, Syndicate
Member holonyms: Gang, Mob, Pack, Ring
Group relationships: Underworld
Derivative terms: Gang



Definition of Organized crime

1. Noun. A set of large criminal organizations (often competing for markets and territories) that deal in illegal goods and services. ¹

2. Noun. The crimes perpetrated by those organizations. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Organized crime

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1. Multijurisdictional Drug Law Enforcement Strategies: Reducing Supply And Demand (1993)
"It is agreed that the state or local law enforcement personnel named on this agreement will assist in approved organized crime Drug Enforcement Task Force ..."

2. Russian Money Laundering: Congressional Hearing edited by James A. Leach (2001)
"We further believe that Russian organized crime groups assist Russian businesses and individuals in moving assets out of Russia in a manner that attempts to ..."

3. Mexican and American Responses to the International Narcotics Threat edited by Jesse Helms (1999)
"But these organized crime leaders are far more dangerous, ... While organized crime in the United States during the 1950's through the 1970's affected ..."

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