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noun [countable] pirate pronunciation in British English /ˈpaɪrət/
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singularpirate
pluralpirates

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  1. 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
      poor quality pirate videos
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  2. 3
    someone who illegally makes television or radio broadcasts
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    1. a.
      [only before noun] broadcasting something illegally
      an offshore pirate radio station

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