piracy

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[Pi·ra*cy]

Piracy is a what pirates do: they steal stuff. If you plagiarize by stealing someone's words or ideas that’s piracy. Argh!

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The act or crime of a pirate.

Noun
the act of plagiarizing; taking someone''s words or ideas as if they were your own

Noun
robbery on the high seas; taking a ship away from the control of those who are legally entitled to it


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The act or crime of a pirate.

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Robbery on the high seas; the taking of property from others on the open sea by open violence; without lawful authority, and with intent to steal; -- a crime answering to robbery on land.

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Piracy

Pi"ra*cy , n.; pl. Piracies . [Cf. LL. piratia, Gr. . See Pirate.] 1. The act or crime of a pirate. 2. (Common Law) Robbery on the high seas; the taking of property from others on the open sea by open violence; without lawful authority, and with intent to steal; -- a crime answering to robbery on land. &hand; By statute law several other offenses committed on the seas (as trading with known pirates, or engaging in the slave trade) have been made piracy. 3. "Sometimes used, in a quasi-figurative sense, of violation of copyright; but for this, infringement is the correct and preferable term." Abbott.

The act or crime of a pirate.

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Usage Examples

Protect IP (PIPA) and the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) are a step towards a different kind of Internet. They are a step towards an Internet in which those with money and lawyers and access to power have a greater voice than those who don't.

Misspelled Form

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Other Usage Examples

Everything's changed. The technology is the big thing changing now, the way movies like 'Alice' or 'Avatar' are made. And technology on the other side, the audience side. Word spreads so fast now on a movie, with the Internet, and piracy is something coming down the line like in the music industry.

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