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Definition of "antivirus" []

  • A software program designed to identify and remove a known or potential computer virus. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "antivirus" in a sentence
  • "Viruses make up only a small part of threats "in the wild," but the term antivirus has come to define protection against all types of "malware" - a term that hasn't gotten much traction outside the security industry."
  • "Posted March 11, 2010 at 14: 55 | Permalink thank antivirus is very good"
  • "I was a user of the F-Secure Internet Security 2009 and I was very pleased his actions. thank antivirus is very good"
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