buccaneer Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"buccaneer" in British English

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buccaneernoun [C]

uk   /ˌbʌk.əˈnɪər/  us   /-ˈnɪr/
a ​person who ​attacked and ​stole from ​ships at ​sea, ​especially in the 17th and 18th ​centuries
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(Definition of buccaneer from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"buccaneer" in Business English

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buccaneernoun [C]

uk   us   /ˌbʌkəˈnɪər/
a ​businessperson who is ​determined to ​succeedeven if this involves taking ​bigrisks: These ​mercantile buccaneers are always wildly in favour of the ​freemarket.
(Definition of buccaneer from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “buccaneer”
in Spanish bucanero…
in Vietnamese cướp biển…
in Malaysian lanun…
in Thai โจรสลัด…
in French boucanier…
in German der Seeräuber…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指17和18世纪的)海盗…
in Indonesian bajak laut…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指17和18世紀的)海盜…
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