An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (illegal good)
a. de contrabando
Don't buy any of those bootleg watches they sell on this street!¡No compres ninguno de los relojes de contrabando que venden en esta calle!
b. pirata (recording)
We didn't want to pay for the movie, so we looked for a bootleg copy online.No queríamos pagar por ver la película así que buscamos una copia pirata en línea.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (to trade illegally in)
a. contrabandear
The police raided an illegal company that bootlegged handbags.La policía allanó una empresa ilegal que contrabandeaba carteras.
b. grabar y vender ilegalmente (recording)
The man at the kiosk follows the band around bootlegging recordings of their performances.El hombre en el quiosco persigue a la banda, para grabar y vender ilegalmente sus conciertos.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (alcohol)
a. de contrabando
2. (recording, cassette)
a. pirata
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bootleg [ˈbuːtleɡ]
(illicit) [+alcohol] de contrabando; [+tape, edition] pirata;
(Mús) grabación (f) pirata
Adam's ultraloyal teen following was so anxious for a record that there were supposedly some 31 bootlegs before the release of his first official LP
intransitive verb
contrabandear con licores
transitive verb
[+tape, recording] grabar y vender ilegalmente
He has sued a fan for bootlegging his concerts Avid Dylan fans treasure bootlegged recordings
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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