free-ware

freeware

[free-wair]
noun
computer software distributed without charge.
Compare shareware.


Origin:
1980–85

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freeware (ˈfriːˌwɛə)
 
n
computer software that may be distributed and used without payment

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freeware   (frē'wâr')  Pronunciation Key 
Software that is available to users for free. Freeware is often made available for downloading over the Internet.
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