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

software, legal
/weirz/ A term software pirates use to describe cracked games or applications made available to the Internet, at no cost, usually via FTP or telnet. Often the pirate will make use of a site with lax security.

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