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free·ware

 (frē′wâr′)
n.
Software that is available for free, usually over the internet.

freeware

(ˈfriːˌwɛə)
n
(Computer Science) computer software that may be distributed and used without payment

free•ware

(ˈfriˌwɛər)
n.
computer software distributed without charge.
Compare shareware.
[1980–85; Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.freeware - software that is provided without charge
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"
Translations
priivara
freeware

freeware

[ˈfriːwɜːʳ] N (Comput) → programas mpl de dominio público, software m gratuito

freeware

[ˈfriːwɛər] (COMPUTING)
nfreeware m, graticiel m
modif [software, program] → freeware
freeware download → téléchargement m gratuit
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