antispyware

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adjective an·ti·spy·ware \¦an-tī-¦spī-ˌwer, ¦an-tē-\
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anti–spyware

Definition of antispyware

  1. :  relating to or being software designed to detect and remove spyware Both antivirus and antispyware software require regular patching with the current signature files in order to remain effective. — Eric Seagren, Secure Your Network for Free, 2007

antispyware

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anti–spyware

noun Jan should scan her computer for viruses, worms, and spyware using antivirus software and antispyware. — Kenneth Baldauf and Ralph Stair, Succeeding with Technology, 2010

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Origin and Etymology of antispyware

1anti- + spyware


First Known Use: 2000


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