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Synonyms for mafia
ˈmɑ fi ə, ˈmæf i ə

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Mafia, Maffia, Cosa Nostra(noun)

    a crime syndicate in the United States; organized in families; believed to have important relations to the Sicilian Mafia

    Synonyms:
    maffia

  2. Mafia, Maffia, Sicilian Mafia(noun)

    a secret terrorist group in Sicily; originally opposed tyranny but evolved into a criminal organization in the middle of the 19th century

    Synonyms:
    maffia

  3. mafia, maffia(noun)

    any tightly knit group of trusted associates

    Synonyms:
    maffia

Wiktionary

  1. Mafia(propernoun)

    An international criminal organization of Sicilian origin operating in Italy and the United States.

    Synonyms:
    mob, Cosa Nostra

  2. Mafia(propernoun)

    Any organized crime syndicate operating internationally in high-level organized crime; .

    Somehow he managed to piss off the Russian Mafia.

    Synonyms:
    mob

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    mob, mafias, mobster, shay

How to pronounce mafia?

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Daniel
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Karen
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Veena
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How to use mafia in a sentence?

  1. Patricia Bullrich:

    If it hadnt been resolved, it would mean a profound political crisis because there is a member of the lower house of Congress fighting for his life after suffering an attack from a mafia clan that didnt hesitate to kill a person for personal issues.

  2. The CIA:

    Once a single cyber 'weapon' is 'loose' it can spread around the world in seconds, to be used by rival states, cyber mafia and teenage hackers alike.

  3. Arturo Pierre Martinez:

    The illegal war carried out against the nation of Iraq serves as a perfect example of how the U.S. government acts much like a Mafia enterprise ... criminally plundering entire nations of their resources, strategic reserves and economies.

  4. Georgetown University Nicholas Palarino:

    Zawahiri is clearly very angry and frustrated that the Islamic State has been attacking him, attacking his soldiers on the ground, attacking him personally. you can compare it to two drug gangs, or two mafia mobs. One is encroaching on the other's territory.

  5. Fahmi Radhy:

    It's good to choose (Soetjipto) as Pertamina CEO because he hasn't been contaminated by the oil and gas mafia.


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