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English definition of “piracy”


noun [U] (SHIPS)    /ˈpaɪ.rə.si/ US  /ˈpaɪr.ə-/
the act of attacking ships in order to steal from them: Piracy is alive and flourishing on the world's commercial sea lanes .Stealing
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