human trafficking

noun

Definition of human trafficking

:organized criminal activity in which human beings are treated as possessions to be controlled and exploited (as by being forced into prostitution or involuntary labor)

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First Known Use of human trafficking

1904


Law Dictionary

human trafficking

noun

legal Definition of human trafficking

:the business of inducing a person to perform labor or engage in prostitution through force, fraud, or coercion — see also labor trafficking, sex trafficking

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