drug baron

drug baron
'drug .baron
n
someone who leads an organization that buys and sells large quantities of illegal drugs

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  • drug baron — noun (C) someone who leads an organization that deals in large quantities of illegal drugs …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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  • drug lord — noun a person who controls an organization dealing in illegal drugs • Syn: ↑drug baron • Hypernyms: ↑boss * * * drug lord UK US noun [countable] [singular drug lord …   Useful english dictionary

  • drug lord — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms drug lord : singular drug lord plural drug lords American a drug baron …   English dictionary

  • Drug addiction — is widely considered a pathological state. The disorder of addiction involves the progression of acute drug use to the development of drug seeking behavior, the vulnerability to relapse, and the decreased, slowed ability to respond to naturally… …   Wikipedia

  • baron — bar‧on [ˈbærən] noun [countable] JOURNALISM 1. FINANCE a business person who is in charge of a large industrial or financial organization: • an oil baron ˈpress ˌbaron also …   Financial and business terms

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