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drug bust Syllabification: drug bust

Definition of drug bust in English:


A seizure of illegal drugs by the police or other law-enforcement agency.
Example sentences
  • My father was killed in a drug bust on the police force in that city when I was only 3 years old!
  • When the police needed a drug bust or a prostitution raid on its roster, it went there.
  • Police could never determine if marijuana found during a drug bust would be used medicinally or not, she said.

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Word of the day innocuous
Pronunciation: ɪˈnɒkjʊəs
not harmful or offensive