black market

Definition of black market

n.1.the illicit buying and selling of goods, in violation of price controls, rationing, tax laws, prohibition of sale, etc.
2.a place where such illegal commerce is conducted, or the entire system of such illicit commerce considered as a whole; as, the black market accounts for twenty percent of the Ukrainian economy.

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Cosa Nostra, Mafia, actionable, against the law, anarchic, anarchistic, anomic, black-marketeer, bootleg, bootlegging, chargeable, contraband, contrary to law, criminal, felonious, fence, flawed, gambling, gray market, illegal, illegal commerce, illegal operations, illegitimate, illegitimate business, illicit, illicit business, impermissible, irregular, justiciable, lawless, loan-sharking, moonshine, moonshining, narcotics traffic, nonconstitutional, nonlegal, nonlicit, organized crime, outlaw, outlawed, prostitution, protection racket, punishable, push, racket, shady dealings, shove, the rackets, the syndicate, traffic in women, triable, unallowed, unauthorized, unconstitutional, under-the-counter, under-the-table, unlawful, unofficial, unstatutory, unwarrantable, unwarranted, usury, white slavery, wrongful
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