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piracy

noun
     
Related topics: Business Basics, Crime, Computers
pi‧ra‧cy [uncountable]
1TDBB the crime of illegally copying and selling books, tapes, videos, computer programs etc [↪ pirate]:
software piracy
2SCC the crime of attacking and stealing from ships at sea
3 the crime of making illegal television or radio broadcasts

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