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Internet

noun
     
In‧ter‧net , internet
TD

the Internet

TD a computer system that allows millions of computer users around the world to exchange information
on the Internet
You can find all kinds of information on the internet.
More and more companies are using the internet to conduct their business.
an internet café (=a café with computers where people can pay to use the internet)
WORD FOCUS: Internet WORD FOCUS: Internet
places on the Internet: website/site, webpage, chatroom

things you do on the Internet: surf the net (spend time looking at websites for fun)
visit websites
and chatrooms, download files from the Internet, email people or chat with them, shop online or work online. You can also bookmark sites that you want to go back to regularly, or put them on your list of favourites.
Internet email, intranet, extranet, cyberspace, virtual, search engine, ISP, browser

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