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Synonyms for black-market

Noun

1. black market, market
usage: people who engage in illicit trade
2. black market, market, marketplace, market place
usage: an illegal market in which goods or currencies are bought and sold in violation of rationing or controls

Verb

1. run, black market, trade, merchandise
usage: deal in illegally, such as arms or liquor

Adjective

1. bootleg, black, black-market, contraband, smuggled, illegal (vs. legal)
usage: distributed or sold illicitly; "the black economy pays no taxes"
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