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Definition of 'gang'

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It must have been done by an organised gang with experience of handling birds. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A leaked document highlights how taxpayers' cash could be misused by terror groups or criminal gangs. The Sun (2016)A criminal gang was said to be hunting a suitcase containing 1million worth of cash and drugs. The Sun (2016)A student and his aunt were shot dead by a gang of five men who burst into her home hunting for another man, their family said yesterday. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Rival clan gangs competed to control the fortified port perimeter. Aidan Hartley THE ZANZIBAR CHEST: A Memoir of Love and War (2003) Police suspect the gang banked profits in offshore accounts around the world. The Sun (2006)She and her husband had formed a gang with another couple who were their best friends. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This matches the amount that members of the gang allegedly claim to have been paid. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We need to move people from deviant gangs to socially constructive ones. Christianity Today (2000)He said that the criminals were settling scores with members of rival gangs linked to organised crime. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They have joined a gang and two are already in trouble with the police. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They put it up because gangs were fighting each other across the park. The Sun (2012)There he joined a gang that robbed youths of their phones at knifepoint. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Would you still want to be part of his gang then? The Sun (2008)Designer pets are increasingly becoming a target for organised gangs. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The gang that committed the robbery are said to be the foot soldiers of the mystery figure. Times, Sunday Times (2010)You can say that some are in organised criminal gangs. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There is no peer group or gang. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Organised begging and the gangs who control it must be an automatic custodial offence. The Sun (2013) Police say gangs are taking extreme measures to ward off rivals. The Sun (2012)Older men form gangs called the bandits. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We always had a great gang of people and family too. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The court was told of dozens of shootings and stabbings involving rival gang members in the two years before the killing. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They are said to be part of a gang that allegedly demanded a ransom of about 80,000. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The gang are back together, but for how long? Times, Sunday Times (2014)Although this man gave the gang a false name, Goody claims he always knew his real identity. Times, Sunday Times (2013)

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Translations for 'gang'

British English: gang /ɡæŋ/ NOUN
A gang is a group of people who join together for some purpose, often criminal.
  • American English: gang
  • Arabic: عِصَابَة
  • Brazilian Portuguese: gangue
  • Chinese: 团伙
  • Croatian: banda
  • Czech: gang
  • Danish: bande
  • Dutch: bende boevenbende
  • European Spanish: pandilla
  • Finnish: jengi
  • French: groupe gang
  • German: Bande
  • Greek: συμμορία
  • Italian: banda
  • Japanese: ギャング
  • Korean:
  • Norwegian: gjeng
  • Polish: gang
  • European Portuguese: gang
  • Romanian: bandă
  • Russian: банда
  • Spanish: pandilla
  • Swedish: gäng
  • Thai: สมัครพรรคพวก
  • Turkish: çete
  • Ukrainian: банда
  • Vietnamese: băng nhóm

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