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noun [countable]     pirate pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    someone who attacks ships while they are sailing in order to steal things from them
  2. 2
    someone who illegally makes and sells copies of computer programs, books, videos, or CDs
    1. a.
      [only before noun] made by copying something illegally

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     piratical pronunciation in British English
/paɪˈrætɪk(ə)l/ adjective

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