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Synonyms for contraband
ˈkɒn trəˌbændcon·tra·band

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. contraband

    illicit, interdicted, smuggled

    licit, uninterstated, free

Princeton's WordNet5.0 / 1 vote

  1. contrabandadjective

    goods whose importation or exportation or possession is prohibited by law


  2. bootleg, black, black-market, contraband, smuggledadjective

    distributed or sold illicitly

    "the black economy pays no taxes"

    pitch-dark, black-market, shameful, dim, blackened, inglorious, grim, calamitous, fatal, fateful, black, dark, sinister, opprobrious, bootleg, disgraceful, smutty, pitch-black, smuggled, ignominious, disastrous, bleak, mordant


Dictionary of English Synonymes5.0 / 1 vote

  1. contrabandadjective

    prohibited, illegal, unlawful, illicit

  2. contrabandnoun

    illegal traffic

  3. contrabandnoun

    prohibited articles

  4. contrabandnoun

    [U. S.] negro slave

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. contrabandadjective

    prohibited, forbidden, unlawful, illegal

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "contraband":

    smuggling, smuggled, contra-fucking-band, smuggle

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  1. Justin Paperny:

    He'll be in with a much different population, and he needs to be sure he doesn't make life there worse. And believe me, matters can be made much worse if, for example, he's associating with the wrong prisoners, smuggling in contraband or associating with guards.

  2. South Carolina:

    We have been attacked by drones, they have been delivering contraband into our institutions for the past few years.

  3. Pope Francis:

    The last forests are menaced by forest fires, poaching, the unrestricted cutting down of valuable woodlands. Plant and animal biodiversity is endangered by contraband and illegal exportation.

  4. Susan McNaughton:

    No drugs or contraband or influence of escape, if it clears through the mailroom, it's delivered to the inmate.

  5. Southern Israel:

    They are used for terrorist attacks, but they are also used to smuggle arms and contraband, we have learned that these tunnels are being used well beyond Israel. Korea is another example -- tunnels have been found in North Korea. Here at home, more than 150 tunnels have been found since 2009.

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