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beta version

Syllabification: be·ta ver·sion

Definition of beta version in English:

noun

Computing
A version of a piece of software that is made available for testing, typically by a limited number of users outside the company that is developing it, before its general release: having fooled around with a beta version, I have to say that it’s a technical marvel Compare with alpha version.
More example sentences
  • We plan to ship beta versions to our external testers soon.
  • For example, when tweaking the beta version resulted in some shipping delays, the firm e-mailed buyers to explain.
  • One e-mail said the company will ship the first beta version of the software next February.

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