Mafia

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Synonyms for Mafia

a crime syndicate in the United States

any tightly knit group of trusted associates

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Questa forma di coordinamento e stata criticata (21) rilevando che in questo modo si accomunano fattispecie non comparabili perche l'indizio di appartenenza ad una associazione mafiosa e ben piu rilevante della pericolosita derivante dalla commissione di qualsiasi altra categoria di reati, pur gravi.
(Sciascia and Padovani, 1979: 74) As will become clear further on in this article, Fava's use of the term anima mafiosa should not be mistaken for what Jane and Peter Schneider would term an essentialist approach to Sicilian culture or to Sicilian mentality, 'a [mould] of the past, implying that change must always come from outside' (Schneider and Schneider, 2003: 112).
We could see a reflection here of a certain postcolonial outlook; DM embodies a very British sense of inherent superiority, whereby the villains are generally foreign (note the outrageous accent of Stiletto Mafiosa, first seen in 'Rogue Robots', and Mexican 'bandito' El Loco) and/or stupid (henchman Leatherhead, who debuted in 'Who Stole the Bagpipes?', is one example among many).
Que un aspecto tan importante como la discriminacion racial se confine al ambito "privado" como se pretende--lease entre los de adentro y sin publicidad negativa--, es una manera de disminuir su prioridad y posponer su solucion--muro de contencion--, con la misma vision machista, patriarcal, y hasta mafiosa con que los golpeadores de mujeres y abusadores de toda indole defienden con toda fuerza la delimitacion de lo publico y lo privado, dejando en este ultimo espacio la posibilidad de la mayor impunidad.
The arrest of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the world's most infamous drug lord, laid to rest the belief among many Mexicans that the government had entered into what Mexican academic and commentator Denise Dresser has called a new "pax mafiosa" with the cartels.
The arrest of JoaquE[degrees]n "El Chapo" GuzmEin, the world's most infamous drug lord, laid to rest the belief among many Mexicans that the government had entered into what Mexican academic and commentator Denise Dresser has called a new "pax mafiosa" with the cartels.
The Fasciani, Triassi and D'Agati families had struck a "pax mafiosa", police said, a deal to split the territory among themselves and run their criminal businesses in relative harmony with each other.
Financially backed by the regional fund, Canal Plus series "Mafiosa" is shooting its fifth season in Corsica.
Il volume soddisfa le premesse, e agile, grazie anche alla brevita dei saggi, e si legge spesso con piacere, anche se, personalmente, mi sarebbe piaciuto saperne di piu riguardo la "commedia mafiosa," a cui vien dedicato solo un saggio, "The Sexual Politics of Loyalty in John Huston's Prizzi Honor," di Rebecca Bauman, che menziona almeno un paio di film su cui mi sarebbe piaciuto sentir discutere all'interno di questo libro: Some Like It Hot e Analyze This.