smuggling

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈsmʌgəlɪŋ/


From the verb smuggle: (⇒ conjugate)
smuggling is: Click the infinitive to see all available inflections
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

smuggling

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [drug, people, alcohol, marijuana, weapons] smuggling
  2. the smuggling of [drugs]
  3. was caught smuggling [drugs]
  4. (drug) smuggling has [increased, decreased, risen]
  5. [arrested, tried, imprisoned] for (drug) smuggling
  6. (drug) smuggling across the [border, channel, sea]
  7. smuggling from [Morocco, Mexico]
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

smuggle

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. smuggle (in) [drugs, people, weapons]
  2. smuggle [drugs] in a [boat, truck, container]
  3. smuggle [drugs] out of [the country, prison]
  4. smuggle [drugs] into [the country]
  5. smuggle [drugs] across the border
  6. smuggle [drugs] through [customs, security, the border, the mountains]
  7. they were caught smuggling (drugs)
  8. smuggle [notes, the answers, his phone] into the test
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