Meaning of “vapourware” in the English Dictionary

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"vapourware" in British English

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vapourwarenoun [ U ]

UK humorous US vaporware uk /ˈveɪ.pə.weər/ us /ˈveɪ.pɚ.wer/

a computer program that is advertised but is not yet available or is never made available

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

"vapourware" in Business English

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vapourwarenoun [ U ]

UK US vaporware uk /ˈveɪpəweər/ us IT

computer hardware or software that is promised for the future but that may never really become available:

Paperback-size machines have been stuck in vaporware mode, until now.

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