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cybersquatting

noun [U] uk   /ˈsaɪ.bəˌskwɒt.ɪŋ/  us   /-bɚˌskwɑː.t̬ɪŋ/
the situation in which someone pays for a famous name as an internet address, so that they can later sell it for a high price to the person or organization with that name
cybersquat
verb [I] uk   /-skwɒt/  us   /-skwɑːt/ (plural -tt-)
cybersquatter
noun [C] uk   /-ˌskwɒt.ər/  us   /-ˌskwɑː.t̬ɚ/
Translations of “cybersquatting”
in Chinese (Traditional) 功能變數名稱搶註…
in Chinese (Simplified) 域名抢注…
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