Meaning of “shareware” in the English Dictionary


"shareware" in Business English

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sharewarenoun [ U ]

uk /ˈʃeəweər/ us IT

software that is available to use and which you pay for only if you wish to continue using it after a particular length of time:

The software is shareware and costs €10 to register.

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