traffic in

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traffic in (something)

To deal in the buying and selling of some commodity, especially that which is illicit or illegal. The mobster trafficked in drugs for years before entering into various other business models. The government has been accused of trafficking in relics pillaged from neighboring countries.
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traffic in something

to deal in something; to trade in something, usually something illegal. Max had been trafficking in guns for years before they caught him. The president of the country was trafficking in drugs for years.
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traffic in

To engage in the buying and selling of some illegal or improper product or commodity: The police arrested the criminals who trafficked in stolen diamonds.
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Offering industry-leading compression results, ICNA improves e-mail traffic in typical enterprise environments by enabling up to 80% compression gains.
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The first commercially-available, automated tool designed specifically for remote access performance testing, Avalanche/RA can establish PPP connections with a device or service on up to 64 ports and send data traffic in both directions.