anti–smuggling

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adjective an·ti–smug·gling \¦an-tī-¦smə-g(ə-)liŋ, ¦an-tē-\
variants: less commonly

antismuggling

Definition of anti–smuggling

  1. :  serving or intended to prevent or restrict smuggling anti-smuggling operations The INS has had an antismuggling program since 1978, but smugglers were not aggressively targeted along the borders until recent years. — Peter Andreas, Border Games, 2009

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Origin and Etymology of anti–smuggling

1anti- + smuggling, gerund of smuggle


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