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Many see Sheikh Amoudi less as a beneficent local son than a Saudi privateer.
Whether truthful or misleading, a state gains plausible deniability by characterizing its nationals as nonofficial military personnel, using such terms as contractors, mercenaries, privateers or volunteers.
Ecclestone sold the car to a privateer by the name of Peter Blond in 1956 for the tidy sum of 3500 pounds.
Today, North Korea is allowing its hackers to operate as digital privateers in search of crypto plunder like bitcoin.
Once upon a time, this tactic took the form of kings and queens granting letters of marque that allowed privateers to roam the oceans and plunder booty from enemy merchant ships.
In 1586, the English privateer Sir Francis Drake besieged and captured the town, instructing his men to treat Frenchmen, Turks, and black Africans with respect.
And unlike the 288, the F40 did see competition, albeit only in the hands of privateers.
Privateers starter Bryan Warzek lasted 6.2 innings, recorded 4 strikeouts and allowed 6 hits.
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: a ship used in the past to attack and rob other ships; also : a sailor on a privateer
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