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English definition of “anti-virus”

anti-virus

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˌæn.tiˈvaɪə.rəs/ us    /-t̬iˈvaɪ-/
produced and used to protect the main memory of a computer against infection by a virus: anti-virus software/programs an anti-virus company/product/packageComputer programming and software
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