Examples of piracy in a Sentence
piracy on the high seas
many countries have harsh penalties for piracy now
Recent Examples of piracy from the Web
But like rivals Alibaba Group, Baidu, and Netease, Tencent has to contend with rampant piracy that’s eroding the industry’s profits.
But like perennial rivals Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., Baidu Inc. and Netease Inc., Tencent has to contend with the rampant piracy that’s eroding the industry’s profits.
And partly because the peer-to-peer business models were piracy-driven.
Small-scale piracy has long been a fact of life along the largely undeveloped coasts of Suriname and Guyana, which lie on the northeastern shoulder of South America.
Although piracy in the Horn of Africa region has tapered off, the Sulu/Celebes sea area has become a new hotbed of organized crime at sea.
Having no crew or guard to watch for and evade pirates would make piracy easier.
The move would let American investors bet on the Chinese market for music-streaming services, which have brought new life to a business that’s been plagued by piracy.
The move will let American investors bet on the Chinese market for music-streaming services, which have brought new life to a business that’s been plagued by piracy.
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PIRACY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of piracy for English Language Learners
: the act of attacking and stealing from a ship at sea
: the act of illegally copying someone's product or invention without permission
: the act of illegally making television or radio broadcasts
PIRACY Defined for Kids
legal Definition of piracy
- software piracy
- the statute's purpose is to proscribe the piracy of programming signals
- —United States v. Harrell, 983 F.2d 36 (1993)
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