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bootleg

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbootlegboot‧leg1 /ˈbuːtleɡ/ adjective [only before noun] 🔊 🔊 1 SCLbootleg alcohol, software, or recordings are made and sold illegally 🔊 bootleg tapes2 American English bootleg jeans, trousers etc become wider at the end of each leg syn bootcut British English
Examples from the Corpus
bootlegLater the Colonel bought me a bottle of bootleg liquor from some gypsies.Later they bring the old man a gift, boxes of bootleg liquor.And bootleg sales were never substantial enough to hurt the regular sales of an artist, he says.Police seized 30,000 bootleg tapes in a raid last night in Brooklyn.
Related topics: Music
bootlegbootleg2 noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 SCLAPMan illegal recording of a music performance
Examples from the Corpus
bootlegBut we all make concessions to age and physical erosion, so Young remained fully clothed on his naked bootleg.
Related topics: Drink
bootlegbootleg3 verb (bootlegged, bootlegging) [intransitive, transitive] 🔊 🔊 SCLDFDto illegally make or sell alcohol, or to illegally make or sell copies of software or recordingsbootlegger noun [countable]bootlegging noun [uncountable]
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Examples from the Corpus
bootlegPsion's approach is to turn out software as cheaply as possible, making it uneconomical to bootleg copies.
From Longman Business Dictionarybootlegboot‧leg /ˈbuːtleg/ adjective [only before a noun] made or sold illegally900 bootleg videos of pop concerts have been seized by trading standards officers.bootleg whisky
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Verb table
bootleg
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theybootleg
he, she, itbootlegs
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theybootlegged
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave bootlegged
he, she, ithas bootlegged
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad bootlegged
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill bootleg
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have bootlegged
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam bootlegging
he, she, itis bootlegging
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you, we, theyare bootlegging
Past
I, he, she, itwas bootlegging
you, we, theywere bootlegging
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been bootlegging
he, she, ithas been bootlegging
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been bootlegging
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be bootlegging
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been bootlegging
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