Example sentences for: ill-gotten

How can you use “ill-gotten” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • It is used by drugs traffickers, arms smugglers, and anyone else who needs to spend ill-gotten gains without arousing suspicion.

  • It is very much in their collective interest to have the current regime survive, so that they can continue to profit from their ill-gotten empires.

  • Interestingly, not all of the money laundered was ill-gotten, as is usually the case.

  • But had Hamanaka been a bit more flexible and realistic, Sumitomo could have walked away from the copper market with modest losses offset by enormous, ill-gotten gains.

  • They ruled the seas, plundering ships at will, and then spent their ill-gotten gains in the bars and brothels of Nassau town, the main settlement.


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