Translation of "piracy" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun [ no plural ] uk /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.

the act of illegally copying a computer program, music, a film, etc. and selling it

software/video piracy

(Translation of “piracy” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)