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buccaneer

noun [C]
 
 
/ˌbʌkəˈnɪər/
a business person who is determined to succeed even if this involves taking big risks: These mercantile buccaneers are always wildly in favour of the free market.
Translations of “buccaneer”
in Vietnamese cướp biển…
in Spanish bucanero…
in Thai โจรสลัด…
in Malaysian lanun…
in French boucanier…
in German der Seeräuber…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指17和18世紀的)海盜…
in Indonesian bajak laut…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指17和18世纪的)海盗…
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