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biopiracy

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbiopiracybi‧o‧pi‧ra‧cy /ˌbaɪəʊˈpaɪərəsi $ ˌbaɪoʊˈpaɪr-/ noun [uncountable]  the process in which large companies try to get patents on (=legal rights to) products that make use of plants, animals, genes etc that were developed over many years by nature or by farmers, especially farmers in poorer countries
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