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Mexican drug cartels have set up shop all over the country.
David Baldacci  --  Zero Day
  a group of producers acting together to control output and the price of their product or service
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  • Mexican drug cartels have set up shop all over the country.
    David Baldacci  --  Zero Day
  • To the north, in Nuevo Laredo, along the Rio Grande where Enrique camped, a battle for control of the border rages among rival Mexican drug cartels.
    Sonia Nazario  --  Enrique’s Journey
  • Right before their eyes he had transformed his syndicate into an international cartel.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • It’s an international industrial cartel of some kind.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged

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  • "Drug cartel?" he guessed.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Breaking Dawn
  • The story followed that of a suicide bombing in Jerusalem and the news that the government had appointed a commission to investigate the alleged formation of a new cartel within the construction industry.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • Draft the cartel, and lose no time.
    Mark Twain  --  Pudd’nhead Wilson
  • "Front-de-Boeuf has not recovered his temper since his late overthrow," said De Bracy to the Templar; "he is cowed at the very idea of a cartel, though it come but from a fool and a swineherd."
    Sir Walter Scott  --  Ivanhoe
  • Indignant as he was at this impertinence, there was something so exquisitely absurd in such a cartel of defiance, that Nicholas was obliged to bite his lip and read the note over two or three times before he could muster sufficient gravity and sternness to address the hostile messenger, who had not taken his eyes from the ceiling, nor altered the expression of his face in the slightest degree.
    Charles Dickens  --  Nicholas Nickleby
  • The cartel we were forming was opposed by Japanese and Taiwanese interests.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum

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  • There will be other cartels and other shortages.
    Jimmy Carter  --  A Crisis of Confidence
  • The Lannisters are the biggest part of it, but we have also borrowed from Lord Tyrell, the Iron Bank of Braavos, and several Tyroshi trading cartels.
    George R.R. Martin  --  A Game of Thrones
  • What is demonstrably true is that Oscar Danilo Blandon helped establish a link—between Colombian cocaine cartels and inner-city crack merchants—that would alter American history.
    Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner  --  Freakonomics
  • (Thought he had tripped his safeties.) He finished by hinting that Swiss cartel had tied it up.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  The Moon is a Harsh Mistress
  • But of all there were none he liked so well as those of the famous Feliciano de Silva’s composition, for their lucidity of style and complicated conceits were as pearls in his sight, particularly when in his reading he came upon courtships and cartels, where he often found passages like "the reason of the unreason with which my reason is afflicted so weakens my reason that with reason I murmur at your beauty;" or again, "the high heavens, that of your divinity divinely fortify you with…
    Miguel de Cervantes  --  Don Quixote
  • The D’Courtney Cartel has been taking the cream of the Espers away from us.
    Alfred Bester  --  The Demolished Man
  • Vlad had heard the horror stories about health class with Mr. Cartel.
    Heather Brewer  --  Tenth Grade Bleeds
  • Monarch Utilities & Resources was losing the gut-fight with the D’Courtney Cartel.
    Alfred Bester  --  The Demolished Man
  • You’re involved in a death struggle with the D’Courtney Cartel.
    Alfred Bester  --  The Demolished Man
  • Mr. Cartel waited quietly until the bell rang, then leaned back in his chair and regarded the class with a somber expression.
    Heather Brewer  --  Tenth Grade Bleeds
  • To murder Craye D’Courtney as the first step in taking over his cartel.
    Alfred Bester  --  The Demolished Man
  • Mr. Cartel cleared his throat and shifted in his seat a little before standing up.
    Heather Brewer  --  Tenth Grade Bleeds
  • "Cartel’s going to make this the longest year yet."
    Heather Brewer  --  Tenth Grade Bleeds
  • But so much for the idea that vampires had any kind of skill at stealth—Mr. Cartel looked up as Vlad opened the door and smiled.
    Heather Brewer  --  Tenth Grade Bleeds
  • Mr. Cartel was born before the beginning of time, and he seemed to look fondly on those pre-dinosaur years, as he couldn’t help but comment on how things had been when he was a kid.
    Heather Brewer  --  Tenth Grade Bleeds
  • Jesus, a global cartel born twenty years ago in Saigon, peopled by some of the biggest fish in and out of the government and the military.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • My priority is Medusa, in your words a global cartel that intends to become a government within our government over here.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • "It is a formal letter of defiance," answered the Templar; "but, by our Lady of Bethlehem, if it be not a foolish jest, it is the most extraordinary cartel that ever was sent across the drawbridge of a baronial castle."
    Sir Walter Scott  --  Ivanhoe
  • He works with everybody from the Russian mafia to the Colombian drug cartels.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • That kind of voting cartel has never existed within the family before.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • Whoever had decided that forcing kids to sit in a room together while a teacher blushes and stumbles over the ins and outs of sex and drugs and puberty was a good idea should have realized that kids already know most of the stuff by the time they hit high school, and the stuff they don’t know, they really, really don’t want to hear from an old windbag like Mr. Cartel.
    Heather Brewer  --  Tenth Grade Bleeds
  • Bastion West is owned by the D’Courtney Cartel.
    Alfred Bester  --  The Demolished Man
  • Now that old D’Courtney’s dead, I’m going to own the cartel, which means I’ll own Bastion.
    Alfred Bester  --  The Demolished Man
  • I’ll complete the picture with the D’Courtney Cartel stuffed into my pockets.
    Alfred Bester  --  The Demolished Man
  • We can commence operation of Plan AA to take over the D’Courtney Cartel.
    Alfred Bester  --  The Demolished Man
  • I’m talking about the D’Courtney Cartel.
    Alfred Bester  --  The Demolished Man
  • Money for publicity, money for bribes, money for dummy organizations and to infiltrate established organizations; money to get true nature of Luna’s economy (Stu had gone loaded with figures) brought out as scientific research, then in popular form; money to convince foreign office of at least one major nation that there was advantage in a Free Luna; money to sell idea of Lunar tourism to a major cartel— Too much money!
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  The Moon is a Harsh Mistress
  • Lambs led to the slaughter on the altars of greed as this American cartel of financial plunderers cornered markets, selling inferior goods and services at inflated prices, claiming by way of false documents to have Washington’s approval to deliver thousands of restricted items to us and our satellites.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • As he opened the door, Breen called: "By the way… ’We Transport You Into Transports’ is the slogan of the D’Courtney Cartel.
    Alfred Bester  --  The Demolished Man
  • But if I find out I’m related to Mr. Cartel, I’m going to g-g-g-go jump off a bridge."
    Heather Brewer  --  Tenth Grade Bleeds
  • "As you all know," Reich began, pacing slowly and darting piercing glances into the faces that watched him, "We of Monarch have been locked in a death-struggle with the D’Courtney Cartel.
    Alfred Bester  --  The Demolished Man
  • My God, Prefontaine, you don’t know what it was like! I was setting up a cartel-Paris, Bonn, London and New York with the Far East labor markets-an enterprise worth billions when I was taken from the Plaza-Athénée and put in a car and blindfolded.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • During the following weeks, as Millennium’s documentation was scrutinised, pulled apart, and pieced together again, the Wennerström empire of obscure companies was linked to the heart of the international Mafia, including everything from illegal arms dealing and money laundering for South American drug cartels to prostitution in New York, and even indirectly to the child sex trade in Mexico.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
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Associated words [difficulty]:   cartel [5] , economics [2] , econometrics [9] , human capital [9] , market clearing [9]
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