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bootleg

Pronunciation: /ˈbuːtleg/

Translation of bootleg in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo (-gg-)

  • [liquor/whiskey] (American English/inglés norteamericano) dedicarse* al contrabando de to bootleg tapes/videos grabar y vender cintas/videos or (Spain/España) vídeos piratas
    Example sentences
    • They bootlegged liquor during the depression, then went legit.
    • Trading standards bosses at North Yorkshire County Council say that over the past year, they have discovered a number of pubs putting bootlegged whisky, vodka and rum in popular branded bottles.
    • It's also expected to cut down on the import of cheaper, bootlegged alcohol by lowering the cost of buying legally-ordered supplies.

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