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English definition of “-ware”

-ware

suffix     /-weər/ US  /-wer/
used, often in shops, to refer to objects of the same material or type, especially things used in cooking and serving food: tableware the kitchenware departmentProducts and producersBuying and selling in general
(Definition of -ware suffix from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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