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English definition of “pirate”

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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