noun see gangster

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  • gangsterism — GANGSTERÍSM s.n. Faptă, comportare de gangster; banditism organizat sau escrocherie în stil mare; p. gener. hoţie, tâlhărie. – Din fr. gangstérisme. Trimis de gall, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  GANGSTERÍSM s. v. tâlhărie. Trimis de siveco,… …   Dicționar Român

  • gangsterism — gangster ► NOUN ▪ a member of an organized gang of violent criminals. DERIVATIVES gangsterism noun …   English terms dictionary

  • gangsterism — təˌrizəm noun ( s) : the organized use of violence, intimidation, or other extralegal means of coercion for personal or group ends : underworld activity criminal activities suggest ties between politics and gangsterism Americana Annual * * *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • gangsterism — /gang steuh riz euhm/, n. 1. the methods or behavior of gangsters. 2. the use of tactics associated with gangsters, as intimidation or violence, in order to achieve something. [1925 30, Amer.; GANGSTER + ISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • gangsterism — noun The behavior of a gangster …   Wiktionary

  • gangsterism — n. organized crime, racketeering …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gangsterism — gang·ster·ism …   English syllables

  • gangsterism — s ( en) organiserad kriminalitet …   Clue 9 Svensk Ordbok

  • People Against Gangsterism and Drugs — (PAGAD) was formed in 1996 as an Islamically oriented, militant group in the Cape Flats area of Cape Town, South Africa. It claims to fight drugs and gangsterism but its members have been implicated in several criminal and terrorist acts.… …   Wikipedia

  • People against Gangsterism and Drugs — noun a terrorist organization in South Africa formed in 1996 to fight drug lords; evolved into a vigilante group with anti western views closely allied with Qibla; is believed to have ties to Islamic extremists in the Middle East; is suspected of …   Useful english dictionary

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