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English to French
Larousse
1.smuggle['smʌgl]verb trans
[contraband]passer en contrebande
[into prison (mail, arms)]introduire clandestinement
to smuggle something through customs : passer qqch en fraude à la douane
the terrorists were smuggled over the border : les terroristes ont passé la frontière clandestinement
they are suspected of smuggling arms|heroin : on les soupçonne de trafic d'armes|d'héroïne
(figurative)[into classroom, meeting etc]introduire subrepticement
2.smuggle inverb trans sep
[drugs, arms]faire entrer,passer en contrebande
[cigarettes, alcohol]introduire en fraude
[books, mail etc]introduire clandestinement
he managed to smuggle a knife into the prison : il a réussi à faire entrer,passer clandestinement un couteau dans la prison
3.smuggle outverb trans sep
[goods]faire sortir en fraude,en contrebande
he was smuggled out of the country : il a quitté le pays clandestinement,en secret
4.smuggle['smʌgl]verb intrans
faire de la contrebande
5.smuggling['smʌglɪŋ]noun
contrebande
© Larousse, 2007
SYSTRAN Dictionary
1.smuggleverb
passer en contrebande
faire de la contrebande
faire passer en contrebande
introduire clandestinement
introduire subrepticement
apporter en douce
apporter furtivement
apporter subrepticement
passer en fraude
2.smugglingnoun
contrebande
cigarette smuggling : contrebande de cigarettes
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