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pirate

verb [T]
 
 
/ˈpaɪrət/ IT, LAW
to make illegal copies of software, films, recordings, etc., to sell them at much cheaper prices: The factory manager claims his employees are not pirating famous brands. More than 90% of all CDs, DVDs, and computer software sold in the region have been pirated.
pirating noun [U]
(Definition of pirate verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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