Meaning of racketeering in English:


Pronunciation /rakəˈtɪərɪŋ/

Translate racketeering into Spanish


mass noun
  • Dishonest and fraudulent business dealings.

    ‘racketeering ensnared the economy’
    • ‘a local racketeering boss’
    • ‘Today he was named in a federal racketeering lawsuit.’
    • ‘He was acquitted of eight charges involving cocaine racketeering.’
    • ‘The paramilitary organisations on both sides have long since been political fronts for gangsterism and racketeering.’
    • ‘A federal jury convicted him on ten counts of bribery, corruption and racketeering.’
    • ‘The Secretary of State revoked his licence because of his involvement in terrorism, racketeering and drug dealing.’
    • ‘He had been convicted four times for labor racketeering.’
    • ‘He was held on racketeering charges but released last week.’
    • ‘It's part of a national chain of illegal racketeering outlets.’
    • ‘The privatization of state-owned companies has become a matter of commonplace racketeering.’
    • ‘Plenty can be written about the racketeering that is going on inside global organisations.’