antivirus

/ (ˈæntɪˌvaɪrəs) /

noun

(modifier) a piece of software designed to prevent viruses entering a computer system or networkantivirus software
(modifier) of or relating to such a piece of software

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Example sentences from the Web for antivirus

  • Basically, the malware presents itself as a piece of antivirus software that is going to protect your machine.

    Is Your Mac Safe?|Dan Lyons|June 21, 2011|DAILY BEAST
  • And most users don't need to install things like antivirus software that's almost a necessity on Windows.

    Is Your Mac Safe?|Dan Lyons|June 21, 2011|DAILY BEAST