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EtymologyEdit

From receler +‎ -eur

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

receleur m (plural receleurs, feminine receleuse)

  1. Someone who hides or buys and sells stolen goods, a fence, a receiver (of stolen goods).
    • 2004, Frédéric Pardo, Le groupe en droit pénal, page 265.
      Professionnel des affaires véreuses, le receleur est un personnage dangereux que le législateur a constamment cherché à frapper sévèrement.
      As a professional of dodgy matters, the fence is a dangerous person whom the legislator has constantly sought to hit where it hurts.

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