anti-virus ˌanti-ˈvirus adjective COMPUTING
used in order to prevent computer virus Es from harming a computer or computer system:

• anti-virus software

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anti-virus UK US /ˌæntiˈvaɪərəs/ US  /ˌæntaɪ-/ adjective [before noun] (ABBREVIATION AV) IT
(also antiviral) protecting against computer viruses: »

Update your anti-virus software regularly.


an anti-virus program/tool/utility


anti-virus protection

involved in the production of products that protect against computer viruses: »

Anti-virus companies have been tracking the virus.

Financial and business terms. 2012.