Meaning of “freemium” in the English Dictionary

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"freemium" in British English

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freemiumnoun [ U ]

/ˈfriː.mi.əm/ /ˈfriː.mi.əm/ specialized

a way of charging for a product or service in which the basic product or service is free, but the customer pays for extra features:

a freemium business model

(Definition of “freemium” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"freemium" in Business English

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freemiumnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈfriːmiəm/ us MARKETING

a way of encouraging sales by offering basic goods or services for free while charging for more advanced products and services:

We are experiencing an explosion of games based on the freemium model whereby publishers give it away in the hope that at least 5% of players will trade up to a paid model.

(Definition of “freemium” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)