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Definition of

backward compatible


usable with previous software or computers describes a computer hardware or software product that is compatible with its predecessors to the extent that it can use interfaces and data from earlier versions

Definitions of ’backward compatible’ and meaning of ’backward compatible’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’backward compatible’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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