anti-smuggling

adjective
an·​ti-smug·​gling | \ ˌan-tē-ˈsmə-g(ə-)liŋ, ˌan-tī- How to pronounce anti-smuggling (audio) \
variants: or less commonly antismuggling

Definition of anti-smuggling

: serving or intended to prevent or restrict smuggling anti-smuggling laws/measures NATO remains deployed in the Aegean to back up Greek and EU anti-smuggling operations … — Associated Press Three years ago, when James joined Ghana's anti-smuggling task force, his job was to intercept illicit cocoa shipments …— Joe Bavier

First Known Use of anti-smuggling

1818, in the meaning defined above

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“Anti-smuggling.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-smuggling. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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