Definition of antipiracy in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌantēˈpīrəsē/ Pronunciation: /ˌantī-/


1Designed to prevent the unauthorized use or reproduction of copyright material: the music industry’s antipiracy campaign
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  • Ironically, the firm concerned was a producer of anti-piracy products.
  • Well, now, starting today, EMI is making its digital download available without anti-piracy software.
  • The Federation will also use the occasion to intensify its anti-piracy drive among school children.
2Denoting activities or measures designed to prevent or thwart piracy on the seas: the law will allow direct involvement by Japanese vessels in antipiracy patrols
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  • The suspect vessel matched the description of a pirate vessel issued by international anti-piracy authorities, Commander Sinha said.
  • His first boat was HMS Regulus, engaged on anti-piracy patrols on the China station.
  • Both ships are part of the U. S.-led anti-piracy force operating off the coast of Somalia.

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Syllabification: an·ti·pi·ra·cy

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