Definition of file-sharing in English:

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file-sharing

noun

[mass noun]
The practice of making computer files available to other users of a network, in particular the illicit sharing of music and video via the Internet: tough deterrence schemes will need to be implemented to ensure that higher broadband speeds do not lead to a colossal increase in illegal file-sharing [as modifier]: a file-sharing application
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  • The bulk of discussion around digital music has centered on MP3 file-sharing.
  • At present, record labels increasingly compete with free file-sharing systems for consumers.
  • The industry is in a sales "slump," for which online filesharing has taken the blame.

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