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[ree-koh] /ˈri koʊ/
Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act: a U.S. law, enacted in 1970, allowing victims of organized crime to sue those responsible for punitive damages. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • When RICO noticed that the grandmother did not come to breakfast, he asked for her.

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  • This was the way his father called him, but he was called "RICO" only by everybody else.

    Rico and Wiseli Johanna Spyri
  • The invalid lay listening for RICO's step, for this was the time of his usual visit.

    Rico and Wiseli Johanna Spyri
  • This was not a great sorrow for RICO,—he knew how to amuse himself.

    Rico and Wiseli Johanna Spyri
  • Silvio was so interested that RICO enjoyed telling him about her.

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Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act [of 1970]
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