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smuggle

Pronunciation: /ˈsmʌgəl/

Translation of smuggle in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • [tobacco/drugs] contrabandear, pasar de contrabando, hacer* contrabando de they were smuggled out of the country los sacaron clandestinamente del país he smuggled the watches past o through customs pasó los relojes de contrabando I smuggled her into my room la hice entrar a mi habitación a escondidas
    Example sentences
    • Revenue was also busy cracking illegal cigarette and tobacco smuggling.
    • They also have enforcement of copyright laws and tighter control on pirated goods being smuggled into the country.
    • The pictures show baby lemurs from Madagascar that have been illegally smuggled into the country.

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