Laundering
Laundering Laun"der*ing, n. The act, or occupation, of one who launders; washing and ironing. [1913 Webster]

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  • Laundering — can refer to:*Money laundering, disguising the origin of illegally gained wealth *Clothes laundering, washing clothes …   Wikipedia

  • laundering — launder laun‧der [ˈlɔːndə ǁ ˈlɒːndər] verb [transitive] LAW launder money/​profits to put money which has been obtained illegally into legal businesses and bank accounts in order to hide where it was obtained: • The bank had allegedly laundered… …   Financial and business terms

  • Laundering — Launder Laun der, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Laundered} (l[add]n d[ e]rd or l[aum]n d[ e]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Laundering}.] 1. To wash, as clothes; to wash, and to smooth with a flatiron or mangle; to wash and iron; as, to launder shirts. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • laundering — noun Laundering is used after these nouns: ↑money …   Collocations dictionary

  • laundering — Term used to describe investment or other transfer of money flowing from racketeering, drug transactions, and other illegal sources into legitimate channels so that its original source cannot be traced. Money laundering is a federal crime. 18 U.S …   Black's law dictionary

  • laundering — Term used to describe investment or other transfer of money flowing from racketeering, drug transactions, and other illegal sources into legitimate channels so that its original source cannot be traced. Money laundering is a federal crime. 18 U.S …   Black's law dictionary

  • laundering — In counterdrug operations, the process of transforming drug money into a more manageable form while concealing its illicit origin. Foreign bank accounts and dummy corporations are used as shelters. See also counterdrug operations …   Military dictionary

  • laundering — noun The act, or occupation, of one who launders; washing and ironing …   Wiktionary

  • laundering — n. washing of clothes; pass illegal funds through an intermediary in order to disguise the source and make them appear legitimate laun·der || lÉ”ndÉ™(r) / lɔː v. do laundry; wash and iron; be washed; pass through an intermediary in order to… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • laundering — noun washing clothes and bed linens (Freq. 1) • Hypernyms: ↑wash, ↑washing, ↑lavation …   Useful english dictionary

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