pirating 1 of 2

as in piracy
the act or pursuit of robbing ships at sea officially sanctioned pirating used to be common among warring nations

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2 of 2


present participle of pirate

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“Pirating.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pirating. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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