nonproprietary nonproprietary


  • (adj) not protected by trademark or patent or copyright


  1. And its libertarian culture is devoted to open--that is to say, nonproprietary--standards, none of which were set by Microsoft.
  2. Because he believes most nonproprietary shopping agents aren't yet ready for prime time.
  3. And he more than anyone else has fought to keep it open, nonproprietary and free.


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