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Definition of piratical adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    piratical

     adjective
    adjective
    BrE BrE//ˌpaɪˈrætɪkl//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌpaɪˈrætɪkl//
     
     
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  1. 1typical of a pirate (1) (= a person on a ship who attacks other ships at sea in order to steal from them) piratical acts/attacks
  2. 2connected with illegal copies of DVDs, computer programs, books, etc. that are made in order to sell them piratical distribution of digital music