Definition of adware in English:


Line breaks: ad¦ware
Pronunciation: /ˈadwɛː


[mass noun] Computing ( • trademark in the US)
  • Software that automatically displays or downloads advertising material such as banners or pop-ups when a user is online.
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    • Now, he's looking at the end user license agreements of the companies most responsible for getting adware on your computers.
    • In fact, most employees who are allowed to surf the web at work probably have some form of adware on their workstation.
    • At best, he adds, adware is a nuisance.

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