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software

noun soft·ware \ˈsft-ˌwer\

: the programs that run on a computer and perform certain functions

Full Definition of SOFTWARE

:  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

First Known Use of SOFTWARE

1958

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