Define: Trafficking

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Definition: Trafficking

Quick Summary of Trafficking

In general, carrying on a disreputable or illegal commercial activity, such as the sale of banned substances.

What is the dictionary definition of Trafficking?

Dictionary Definition

Deal or trade in something illegal.

  1. short for human trafficking
  2. The distribution of illegal drugs
  3. The smuggling of illegal arms


Synonyms For Trafficking

trade, traffic, smuggling, human trafficking, trading

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Modern Language Association (MLA):
Trafficking. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. March 28, 2020
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Trafficking. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: March 28, 2020).
American Psychological Association (APA):
Trafficking. Retrieved March 28, 2020, from website:

Definition Sources

Definitions for Trafficking are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 6th January 2020.