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Definition of Pirate

Pirate

  1. A robber on the high seas; one who by open violence takes the property of another on the high seas; especially, one who makes it his business to cruise for robbery or plunder; a freebooter on the seas; also, one who steals in a harbor.
  2. An armed ship or vessel which sails without a legal commission, for the purpose of plundering other vessels on the high seas.
  3. One who infringes the law of copyright, or publishes the work of an author without permission.
  4. To play the pirate; to practice robbery on the high seas.
  5. To publish, as books or writings, without the permission of the author.
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Pirate Translations

pirate in Dutch is zeeschuimer, zeerover, piraat
pirate in Finnish is merirosvo
pirate in French is pirate, corsaire
pirate in German is Pirat
pirate in Italian is pirata
pirate in Portuguese is pirata
pirate in Spanish is pirata
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