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Definition of "racketeering" []

  • The criminal action of being involved in a racket. (noun)
  • Present participle of racketeer. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "racketeering" in a sentence
  • "That quote used the term racketeering to describe his activities."
  • "THE House of Representatives 'Ad Hoc Committee reviewing activities in the Oil and Gas sectors from 1999 - 2008 has indicted former President Olusegun Obasanjo, while recommending stiff penalties against ministry officials responsible for what it described as racketeering in oil blocks' awards during the period under review."
  • "Of course, exactly the same Chinese prostitution racketeering is doubtless happening in America, only on a bigger scale."