anti-virus Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “anti-virus” in the English Dictionary

"anti-virus" in British English

See all translations

anti-virusadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˌæn.tiˈvaɪə.rəs/ us   /ˌæn.t̬iˈvaɪ.rəs/
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/package
(Definition of anti-virus from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"anti-virus" in Business English

See all translations

anti-virusadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˌæntiˈvaɪərəs/ us   /ˌæntaɪ-/ abbreviation AV IT
also antiviral protecting against computer viruses: Update your anti-virus software regularly. an anti-virus program/tool/utility anti-virus protection
involved in the production of products that protect against computer viruses: Anti-virus companies have been tracking the virus.
(Definition of anti-virus from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of anti-virus?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“anti-virus” in Business English

Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
by ,
May 25, 2016
by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

Read More 

Word of the Day

biodegrade

to decay naturally and in a way that is not harmful

Word of the Day

decision fatigue noun
decision fatigue noun
May 30, 2016
a decreased ability to make decisions as a result of having too many decisions to make Our brains have a finite number of decisions they can make before they get depleted and become less discerning – so this is called decision fatigue.

Read More