organized crime

Definition of organized crime

  1. :  a group of professional criminals who work together as part of a powerful and secret organization He has links to organized crime.

Word by Word Definitions

organizedplay
  1. :  having a formal organization to coordinate and carry out activities

    :  affiliated by membership in an organization (such as a union)

crimeplay
  1. :  an illegal act for which someone can be punished by the government

    :  a gross violation of law

    :  a grave offense especially against morality


Law Dictionary

organized crime

noun

Legal Definition of organized crime

  1. :  criminal activity on the part of an organized and extensive group of people — compare racketeering


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