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-ware

suff.
1. Articles of the same general kind, made of a specified material, or used in a specific application: hardware; silverware.
2. Software: groupware; shareware.

[From ware. Sense 2, from (soft)ware.]
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Translations

-ware

n suf-waren pl; glasswareGlaswaren pl; kitchenwareKüchenutensilien pl
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-ware

(weə)
manufactured articles (made of a particular material). silverware/glassware.
wares noun plural
articles for sale. a tradesman selling his wares.
warehouse noun
a building in which goods are stored. a furniture warehouse.
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