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ad +‎ -ware

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adware (uncountable)

  1. (computing) A software application that includes advertisements, which are displayed while the software is running. Developers use adware as a source of income and to keep the costs of the software down (usually making it free). Some adware programs can include spyware.

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Borrowed from English adware.

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adware m

  1. (computing) adware

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adware m (plural adwares)

  1. (computing) adware (software application that displays advertisements)

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Borrowed from English adware.

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adware m (plural adwares)

  1. adware
    • 2005, Carlos Valdivia Miranda, Sistemas informáticos y redes locales, Ediciones Paraninfo, S.A. (→ISBN), page 32
      Los desarrolladores usan el adware como recurso para lograr ingresos económicos de sus programas, que usualmente son gratuitos.
      Developers use adware as a resource to get economic income from their programs, which are usually free.

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