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share·ware

 (shâr′wâr′)
n.
Copyrighted software that is available free of charge on a trial basis, usually with the condition that users pay a fee for continued use and support.
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shareware

(ˈʃɛəˌwɛə)
n
(Computer Science) computing software available to all users without the need for a licence and for which a token fee is requested
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share•ware

(ˈʃɛərˌwɛər)
n.
computer software distributed without initial charge but for which the user is encouraged to pay a nominal fee to cover support for continued use.
[1980–85]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shareware - software that is available free of charge; may be distributed for evaluation with a fee requested for additional features or a manual etc.
software, software package, software program, software system, computer software, package - (computer science) written programs or procedures or rules and associated documentation pertaining to the operation of a computer system and that are stored in read/write memory; "the market for software is expected to expand"
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Translations
logiciel à contributionpartagiciel

shareware

[ˈʃɛəʳˌwɛəʳ] N (Comput) → shareware m
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shareware

[ˈʃɛərwɛər] (COMPUTING)
npartagiciel m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

shareware

n (Comput, Internet) → Shareware f
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The try before you buy component enables customers to take a PPQ home for 30 days with no money down.
Lesley Watmough from Fleurets said: "Steve and Debbie are offering a 'Try before you Buy' opportunity, where by prior agreement a serious potential purchaser can stay at the hotel for a few days and shadow Steve and Debbie.
According to Kozak, "What better way for European manufacturing and distribution facilities to get on the right track than by jumping on an offer such as Seegrid's Try Before You Buy program.
Northern Ballet is offering just that, a chance to go behind the scenes at the company for a free "try before you buy" look at ballet.
A Texas online banking and personal financial management vendor is looking for new business by offering credit unions the opportunity to "try before you buy."
What is 'try before you buy?' It's a chance to try out a property before you decide if you want to purchase it or not - after all, you would never buy a car without a test drive.
Merle Norman operates with its signature philosophy of a 'Try Before You Buy' approach that allows customers to test the products and learn how to apply them before making the purchase decision."
Parts cleaning and gear manufacturing equipment specialist, Kumi Solutions has launched a two-tier sub-contact component cleaning service, along with a 'try before you buy' offer on its range of high performance Pero washing and degreasing equipment.
We would like to see providers offering consumers a 'try before you buy' clause that allows them to use their mobile and, if they don't get coverage, take it back."
EXCLUSIVE Lodges, sold by The Camping and Caravanning Club, are offering potential owners an opportunity to try before you buy.
He said: "Five apartments have been sold, seven are rented and four people are on our try before you buy scheme.''
Mr Lingiah has pioneered a 'try before you buy' approach to contemporary art.