freeware

[free-wair]
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Origin of freeware

First recorded in 1980–85
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Related Words for freeware

shareware

British Dictionary definitions for freeware

freeware

noun
  1. computer software that may be distributed and used without payment
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freeware in Science

freeware

[frēwâr′]
  1. Software that is available to users for free. Freeware is often made available for downloading over the Internet.
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