anti-piracy

adjective an·ti-pi·ra·cy \ ˌan-tē-ˈpī-rə-sē , ˌan-tī- \
variants: or less commonly antipiracy

Definition of anti-piracy

: opposing or acting to prevent piracy
  • anti-piracy laws
  • The record industry rejected the report immediately. "It flies in the face of reality," says an anti-piracy lawyer at one of the major labels.
  • —Damien Cave
  • … an antipiracy tool that prevents users from installing software on unauthorized systems.
  • —Philip Michaels

First Known Use of anti-piracy

1858

in the meaning defined above

See Words from the same year
NEW! Time Traveler

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up anti-piracy? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!