Definition of antivirus in English:


Syllabification: an·ti·vi·rus
Pronunciation: /ˌantēˈvīrəs, ˌantī-


[attributive] Computing
  • (Of software) designed to detect and destroy computer viruses.
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    • Users are advised to update their antivirus software to detect the worm and to resist the temptation to open unsolicited email attachments.
    • Nonetheless vendors have announced plans to update antivirus software to detect the bug.
    • The first and most critical element of your Internet security system is antivirus software.

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