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WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2016
In•ter•net /ˈɪntɚˌnɛt/USA pronunciation   n. 
  1. Computing[uncountable;
    usually: the + ~]
    a large computer network linking smaller computer networks worldwide.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2016
In•ter•net  (intər net′), 
n. 
  • Computinga large computer network linking smaller computer networks worldwide (usually prec. by the).
  • Etymology:1990–95

    In•ter•net  (intər net′), 
    n. 
  • Computinga large computer network linking smaller computer networks worldwide (usually prec. by the).
  • Etymology:1985–90


    Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

    internet /ˈɪntəˌnɛt/ n
    1. the internet ⇒ (sometimes with a capital) the single worldwide computer network that interconnects other computer networks, on which end-user services, such as World Wide Web sites or data archives, are located, enabling data and other information to be exchanged
      Also known as: the Net



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