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matute  

      sm  
1    (=acto)   smuggling, contraband  
de matute      (=de contrabando)   smuggled, contraband    antes de s      (=en secreto)   secretly, on the sly  
se colaron de matute      they sneakily jumped the queue  
introducir una idea de matute      to surreptitiously slip an idea in  
2    (=géneros)   smuggled goods    pl  , contraband
3    (=casa de juego)   gambling den
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
See also:

matuteo, matutero, matate, mate

Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
exp.
secretly
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smuggled
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contraband
exp.
on the sly
exp.
they sneakily jumped the queue
exp.
to surreptitiously slip an idea in

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