Example sentences for: piracy

How can you use “piracy” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • He tried to halt the Dayaks’ piracy and head-hunting while defending their more “morally acceptable” customs.

  • With piracy at an end, a number of towns and villages grew up along the shoreline, and the extension of the railway line to Almería in 1899 promoted the early development of the eastern region.

  • 7-4-2 (2001); DOD memo, CJCS instruction, "Aircraft Piracy (Hijacking) and Destruction of Derelict Airborne Objects," June 1, 2001.

  • The studio based its refusal on "serious piracy" concerns.

  • Once the colonists were good enough seamen to land whales, it was perhaps only natural that they might turn their skills to another historical marine tradition: piracy.


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