Example sentences for: illicit

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

  • Called the Office of Transnational Issues (OTI), Illicit Transaction Groups (ITG), it dealt with an array of issues besides terrorist financing, including drug trafficking, drug money laundering, alien smuggling, sanctions, and corruption.

  • The telltale sign that such phrases represent the illicit smuggling into a story of a political opinion is that just below this the story continues, "The White House has steadfastly said that Clinton would not take such a step and instantly rejected the proposal."

  • We could protest with the same intensity for illicit sharing that takes place over the Net.

  • The paper points out that this is a landmark development, because while experts have long claimed that nearly one-fourth of all American cigarettes sold overseas get there through smuggling rings, the companies have previously always denied allegations that top executives knew of or were involved in any such alleged illicit traffic.

  • officials," gives damning shape and detail to recent news rumblings about illicit Chinese acquisition of U.S. defense technology.


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