黑社會

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Chinese[edit]

black; dark; Heilongjiang Province (abbrev.) society
trad. (黑社會) 社會
simp. (黑社会) 社会

Etymology[edit]

From (“black”, by extension, “illegal, shady, wicked”) + 社會社会 (“society”)

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Noun[edit]

黑社會

  1. the criminal underworld
  2. (more specifically) triad

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