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Definition of alpha version noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

alpha version

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈælfə vɜːʃn//
 
, BrE//ˈælfə vɜːʒn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈælfə vɜːrʒn//
 
[usually singular] (also alpha)
 
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a version of a product, especially computer software, that is not yet ready for the public to buy or use, and that is tested by the company that is developing it Two updates of the software are currently in an in-house alpha version and being tested. This alpha version is intended for testing only. compare beta version