Associations to the word «Piracy»

Pictures for the word «Piracy»

Wiktionary

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.

Dictionary definition

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.

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