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freeware

[free-wair] /ˈfriˌwɛər/
noun
1.
computer software distributed without charge.
Compare shareware.
Origin of freeware
1980-1985
First recorded in 1980-85
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British Dictionary definitions for freeware

freeware

/ˈfriːˌwɛə/
noun
1.
computer software that may be distributed and used without payment
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freeware in Science
freeware
  (frē'wâr')   
Software that is available to users for free. Freeware is often made available for downloading over the Internet.
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