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antivirus Line breaks: anti|virus
Pronunciation: /ˈantivʌɪrəs/

Definition of antivirus in English:


[attributive] Computing
(Of software) designed to detect and destroy computer viruses.
Example sentences
  • 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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