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Synonyms for black-market

distributed or sold illicitly

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BEIRUT: The Syrian government is cracking down on black-market currency exchange businesses and individuals who transfer local or foreign money out of the country in what central bank Governor Adib Mayaleh said was the latest move to stabilize the value of the plummeting pound.
The shortage of dollars from official channels such as banks and exchange bureaus is also feeding demand, with last week's black-market rates going as high as LE7.
In a land where the signal-to-noise ratio is very low, the black-market rate represents an important piece of objective information.
Karachi, Aug 21 ( ANI ): The reopening of two key NATO supply routes through Pakistan last month has largely benefited Pakistan's black-market businesses.
By KEITH FALKINER REVENUE officials have arranged a number of highlevel meetings with business leaders to root out the growing black-market problem.
The total turnover of black-market entertainment is easily 50 times more," says Mohammad Atebbai, head of Iranian Independents, the country's leading indie production house.
A 2 September 2004 article in Nature says many Thai farmers are turning to ineffective black-market vaccines to avoid killing their birds.
So if I am late, they will go with someone else"--which is to say, another legitimate distributor with better black-market connections.