Definition of peer-to-peer in English:

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Denoting or relating to computer networks in which each computer can act as a server for the others, allowing shared access to files and peripherals without the need for a central server.
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  • The software for these decentralized peer-to-peer networks is freely available from dozens of sites.
  • But trade in illegal software over peer-to-peer networks remains a grey area.
  • A software engineer measured traffic through the ports used by well-known peer-to-peer networks.

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Syllabification: peer-to-peer

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