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English term or phrase:privateers
Spanish translation:corsarios
Entered by: xavi65
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11:51 Jan 22, 2004
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: privateers
Privateers were privately owned warships ... today they are an exotic subject, often lumped in with pirates.
http://www.chebucto.ns.ca/~jacktar/privateering.html
xavi65
Spain
Local time: 23:27
barcos corsarios
Explanation:
Es decir, barcos utilizados para practicar una especie de piratería y actos unilaterales de violencia armada con <patente de corso> del gobierno de su nación.

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Valentín Hernández Lima
Spain
Local time: 22:27
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gracias colega, un saludo
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5 +5barcos corsarios
Valentín Hernández Lima


  

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barcos corsarios


Explanation:
Es decir, barcos utilizados para practicar una especie de piratería y actos unilaterales de violencia armada con <patente de corso> del gobierno de su nación.

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Valentín Hernández Lima
Spain
Local time: 22:27
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 4912
Grading comment
gracias colega, un saludo

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  rdom
1 min

agree  buadog: no hay otra
3 mins

agree  David Meléndez Tormen: Así es. También "privateer" se aplica para referirse al corsario mismo. Sir Francis Drake fue un (¿ilustre?) representante de esta rapaz estirpe. En Chile se lo recuerda especialmente por sus correrías en el puerto de Valparaíso :-/
13 mins

agree  Indiana
3 hrs
  -> Gracias a todos.

agree  Pablo Grosschmid
8 hrs
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