Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of pirate.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Charles Dickens would release a play, or a novel, and it would be adapted in pirated version over in the United States extremely quickly.

    SF/F Adaptations - The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly

  • A larger example is the widespread assumption that military officials control the vast Chinese traffic in pirated movie DVDs.

    Cyber Warriors

  • At the Aspen Summit, Dudas spoke about the scope of the counterfeit problem – more than $600 billion in pirated and counterfeited products flooded the world market last year.

    USPTO Considering Denver Office | Impact Lab

  • So the film was never shown at the cinema, although it circulated in pirated copies.

    Archive 2005-06-01

  • However, whenever a lawsuit is filed complaining about someone trafficking in pirated material, the network owner – including an institution such as Vanderbilt – is obligated to track down the offending user and inform that person of any pending legal action.

    Vanderbilt U bans p2p apps

  • Humble Indie Bundle downloads are 'pirated' - that is, users download from shared links from forums and other places without actually contributing anything.

    The Escapist : Latest News

  • My position does not mean I think it’s proper for people who do not own or have no intention of ever buying a book or album to obtain pirated copies.

    At least I’m an ethical pirate « A Progressive on the Prairie

  • I mean, isn't this person, who also apparently and co-incidentally, resides in the Waterloo, Ontario area... concerned about having his blog name pirated and used so cavalierly over on Blogger?

    Archive 2008-06-01

  • But it was never public until what the church describes as a pirated and edited version showed up on the Web.

    CNN Transcript Jan 17, 2008

  • But it wasn't public until what the church calls a pirated and edited version of the tape appeared on the Web.

    CNN Transcript Jan 17, 2008

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