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Definition of: cartel

(kär·tel, kärtəl) noun
1. A written official agreement between governments, especially when at war, as for the exchange of prisoners.
2. A written challenge to single combat.
3. An international combination of independent enterprises in the same branch of production, aiming at a monopolistic control of the market by means of weakening or eliminating competition. Compare MONOPOLY, SYNDICATE, TRUST.
4. An agreement among states to maintain mutually beneficial customs rates or otherwise act as a unit for a common purpose. See ANSCHLUSS. [<F <Ital. cartello, dim. of carta paper]

Most often used phrases:

drug cartel
gulf cartel
sinaloa cartel
cali cartel
tijuana cartel
el cartel
cartel de
cartel members
valle cartel
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medellin cartel
wrestling cartel
lumber cartel
cartel leader
central cartel

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"cartel" has the frequency of use of 0.0004% on city-data.com forum

"cartel" has the frequency of use of 0.0003% on en.wikipedia.org.

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