warez

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warez

(wɛəz; ˈwɛrɛz; ˈwarɛz)
n
(Computer Science) informal illegally copied computer software which has had its protection codes de-activated
[C20: possibly from (soft)ware and influenced by the anglicized pronunciation of Juarez, a Mexican city known for smuggling]
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