Definition of the National Crime Agency from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


the National Crime Agency

; NAmE
(abbreviation NCA)
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(in Britain) a police organization of specialists in different areas that was set up to fight organised crime such as drug trafficking (= buying and selling illegal drugs), people smuggling (= bringing people illegally into a country) and money laundering (= moving money made from illegal activities so it can not be found) at a national and international level. It works together with police forces and other government agencies.