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Synonyms and Antonyms of maffia

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maffia

synonym (synonym of maffia)

  • (noun.group)
    a crime syndicate in the United States; organized in families; believed to have important relations to the Sicilian Mafia (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    a secret terrorist group in Sicily; originally opposed tyranny but evolved into a criminal organization in the middle of the 19th century (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    any tightly knit group of trusted associates (noun.group)
     

hypernym (maffia IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a crime syndicate in the United States; organized in families; believed to have important relations to the Sicilian Mafia (noun.group)
    a loose affiliation of gangsters in charge of organized criminal activities (noun.group)
     
  • a secret terrorist group in Sicily; originally opposed tyranny but evolved into a criminal organization in the middle of the 19th century (noun.group)
    underworld organizations (noun.group)
     
  • any tightly knit group of trusted associates (noun.group)
    an exclusive circle of people with a common purpose (noun.group)
     

member holonym (MEMBER OF relation)

  • a secret terrorist group in Sicily; originally opposed tyranny but evolved into a criminal organization in the middle of the 19th century (noun.group)
    a member of the Sicilian Mafia (noun.person)
     

domain category (maffia is domain category of ....)

  • (noun.act)
    the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological i more.. (noun.act)
     

domain member category (.... is a member category of maffia domain)

  • a crime syndicate in the United States; organized in families; believed to have important relations to the Sicilian Mafia (noun.group)
    a code of silence practiced by the Mafia; a refusal to give evidence to the police about criminal activities (noun.communication)
     

domain usage (maffia is used in .... domain)

  • any tightly knit group of trusted associates (noun.group)
    a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech (noun.communication)
     
synonym hypernym member holonym domain category domain member category domain usage cosa nostra mafia sicilian mafia camp clique coterie gangdom gangland organized crime mafioso act of terrorism terrorism terrorist act omerta colloquialism

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