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[ぼう()·りょく()·だん()]
bouryokudan
noun

English Meaning(s) for 暴力団

noun
  1. gangster organization (organisation); crime syndicate; yakuza (Japanese mafia); band of thugs; group of hoodlums

Definition and Synonyms for 暴力団

Gang tool consisting of a combination of implements arranged to work together
Synonyms: ただ, ギャング, , , , 徒党, 暴力団, 連中
Yakuza organized crime in Japan
Synonyms: 暴力団
Inner Circle an exclusive circle of people with a common purpose
Synonyms: ただ, 一党, 一群れ, 会派, , 党派, 同人, , , , , 徒党, 暴力団, 朋党, , 派閥, 社中, 私党, 連中, 門閥, , 閥族
Mob an association of criminals
Synonyms: ギャング, 悪党, 暴力団
Mob a loose affiliation of gangsters in charge of organized criminal activities
Synonyms: シンジケート, 暴力団
Yakuza an alliance of criminal organizations and illegal enterprises
Synonyms: 暴力団

Meanings for each kanji in 暴力団

outburst; rave; fret; force; violence; cruelty; outrage Kanji Details »
power; strength; strong; strain; bear up; exert Kanji Details »
group; association Kanji Details »

Categories 暴力団 is a member of

Tool an implement used in the practice of a vocation
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Association a formal organization of people or groups of people
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Lot an unofficial association of people or groups
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Gangland underworld organizations
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Sample Sentences for 暴力団

The gang was planning a robbery.
The gang leader made all the members toe the line, keeping control through fear.
Spying on gangsters was a dangerous venture.
The gangsters extorted a vast sum of money from the rich man.
The movement of the inhabitants drove the band of thugs out of the town.

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