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Pronunciation: /ˌnɑːnprəˈpraɪəteri; ˌnɒnprəˈpraɪətri/

Translation of nonproprietary in Spanish:


  • 1.1 (freely available) [software/hardware] de(l) dominio público
    Example sentences
    • This is its ‘generic’, i.e. non-proprietary, name.
    • But it is a good MP3 player, and more importantly it's a non-proprietary, non-copyright enforcing, song-organising MP3 player.
    Example sentences
    • It is a widely supported, non-proprietary standard, and there is plenty of software available.
    • The following disadvantages might provide reasons for using alternative or non-proprietary software for future projects.
    • It is also based on non-proprietary standards and open source software.
    1.2 (unpatented) [brand/product] no patentado

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