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(of metals or other materials) not worked into a finished condition.
- ‘This is due to the Precious Metals Act, which stipulates that it is illegal for individuals to own unwrought gold in the country.’
- ‘Exports of steel, unwrought copper and copper alloy dropped by at least 50 per cent amid decreases in exports of garments, automatic data processing equipment and integrated circuits.’
- ‘This report was created for strategic planners, international executives and import/export managers who are concerned with the market for unwrought aluminum.’
- ‘The 40 are expected to appear in court today and will be charged with theft and the illegal possession and illegal trading in unwrought precious metal.’
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