freemium

[free-mee-uh m]
noun
  1. a sales strategy, especially on the Internet, in which the basic product or service is free, but customers are charged for additional features and content.
  2. such a product or service.
adjective
  1. of or relating to a freemium: freemium games for smartphones.

Origin of freemium

2005–10; blend of free and premium
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