Associations to the word «Piracy»
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PIRACY, noun. (nautical) Robbery at sea, a violation of international law; taking a ship away from the control of those who are legally entitled to it.
PIRACY, noun. A similar violation of international law, such as hijacking of an aircraft.
PIRACY, noun. The unauthorized duplication of goods protected by intellectual property law (e.g. copying software unlawfully).
PIRACY, noun. The operation of an unlicensed radio or television station.
PIRACY, noun. Hijacking on the high seas or in similar contexts; taking a ship or plane away from the control of those who are legally entitled to it; "air piracy".
PIRACY, noun. The act of plagiarizing; taking someone's words or ideas as if they were your own.
Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.