US: /ˈpaɪɹət/
UK: /pˈa‍ɪɹət/

English Vietnamese dictionary

pirate /'paiərit/
  • danh từ
    • kẻ cướp biển; kẻ cướp
    • tàu cướp biển
    • kẻ vi phạm quyền tác giả
    • người phát thanh đi một bài (một chương trình) không được phép chính thức; ((thường) định ngữ) không được phép chính thức
      • a pirate broadcast: một buổi phát thanh không được phép chính thức
    • xe hàng chạy vi phạm tuyến đường (của hãng xe khác); xe hàng cướp khách; xe hàng quá tải
    • ngoại động từ
      • ăn cướp
      • tự ý tái bản (sách...) không được phép của tác giả
      • nội động từ
        • ăn cướp biển, ăn cướp, dở trò ăn cướp

      Advanced English dictionary

      noun, verb
      + noun
      1 (especially in the past) a person on a ship who attacks other ships at sea in order to steal from them: a pirate ship
      2 (often used as an adjective) a person who makes illegal copies of video tapes, computer programs, books, etc., in order to sell them: a pirate edition / recording + software pirates
      3 (often used as an adjective) a person or an organization that broadcasts illegally: a pirate radio station
      See also - PIRACY
      piratical adjective
      + verb [VN] to copy and use or sell sb's work or a product without permission and without having the right to do so: pirated computer games / books / videos + Jones was accused of having pirated the scientist's work.

      Thesaurus dictionary

      1 buccaneer, sea rover, corsair, privateer, freebooter, sea-robber, filibuster, Archaic picaroon:
      Captain Kidd and Blackbeard were actual pirates who looted shipping in the Americas in the 17th century
      2 plagiarist, plagiarizer, infringer:
      Some of these pirates offer unauthorized cheap reprints of expensive textbooks.
      3 plagiarize, infringe, copy, reproduce, steal, appropriate, poach, Colloq lift, pinch, crib:
      Our government has no jurisdiction over those who pirate books in countries with which we have no treaty.

      Concise English dictionary

      +someone who uses another person's words or ideas as if they were his own
      +someone who robs at sea or plunders the land from the sea without having a commission from any sovereign nation
      +a ship that is manned by pirates
      +copy illegally; of published material
      +take arbitrarily or by force