Meaning of -BUSTER in English

-BUSTER

transcription, транскрипция: [ -bʌstə(r) ]

( -busters)

1.

-buster combines with nouns to form new nouns which refer to someone who breaks a particular law.

The Security Council will consider taking future actions against sanction-busters.

...copyright-busters.

= -breaker

COMB in N-COUNT

2.

-buster combines with nouns to form new nouns which refer to someone or something that fights or overcomes the specified crime or undesirable activity.

Hoover was building his reputation as a crime-buster.

...fraud-busters.

COMB in N-COUNT

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