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pirate in Computers topic

piratepirate2 verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 COPYto illegally copy and sell another person’s work such as a book, DVD, or computer program 🔊 pirated copies of the best-selling computer games► see thesaurus at copy→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
pirate• But the head of a coalition opposing the bill said laws already on the books outlaw electronic pirating.• Lotus had charged Borland with pirating its commands for use in a competing program.• The suit claims Apple pirated key elements of Xerox software for its Lisa and Macintosh user interfaces.• They were also widely pirated, Rowe notes, depriving Fly of some earnings.• Muddying the issue of how much pirated software is on the Internet is the tremendous amount of software legally available to download.