Meaning of SOFTWARE in English


Pronunciation: ' so ̇ ft- ˌ wer

Function: noun

Date: 1958

: something used or associated with and usually contrasted with hardware: as a : the entire set of programs, procedures, and related documentation associated with a system and especially a computer system specifically : computer programs b : materials for use with audiovisual equipment

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