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newsgroup

A system, first developed in 1979, involving thousands of topic-centred internet bulletin boards where people post and/or reply to messages. See also virtual community.

newsgroup

newsgroup   Quick reference

A Dictionary of the Internet (4 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2019

... A collection of Internet users who discuss a particular topic, such as global warming or a popular item of...

newsgroup

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A Dictionary of Marketing (4 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Social sciences, Business and Management
Length:
21 words

... An Internet discussion group, focusing on a specific topic and sharing responses and reactions. See also world wide web...

newsgroup server

newsgroup server   Quick reference

A Dictionary of the Internet (4 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2019

... server A server which provides access to a newsgroup...

newsgroup bot

newsgroup bot   Quick reference

A Dictionary of the Internet (4 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2019

... bot A bot which carries out some function associated with newsgroups. For example, a newsgroup bot might examine postings to specific newsgroups for a particular...

newsgroup search

newsgroup search   Quick reference

A Dictionary of the Internet (4 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2019

... search The process of searching the postings of a newsgroup for specific topics or for the names and email addresses of those who post to the newsgroup...

unmoderated newsgroup

unmoderated newsgroup   Quick reference

A Dictionary of the Internet (4 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2019

...newsgroup A newsgroup to which postings are sent without any filtering being applied to check, for example, that the posting is relevant to the subject of the newsgroup. See also moderated newsgroup...

announcement newsgroup

announcement newsgroup   Quick reference

A Dictionary of the Internet (4 ed.)

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Subject Reference
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2019

...newsgroup Specialized newsgroups which are devoted to announcing commercial products, commercial services, and new Web sites...

newsgroup link

newsgroup link   Quick reference

A Dictionary of the Internet (4 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2019

... link A hyperlink found on a Web page which, when clicked, starts a dialogue that executes a newsreader , to allow the user to participate in one or more newsgroups ; for example, reading postings from a particular newsgroup...

moderated newsgroup

moderated newsgroup   Quick reference

A Dictionary of the Internet (4 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2019

...newsgroup A newsgroup which is mediated by one or more of its members. Postings are read by these moderators and are accepted or rejected depending on several criteria, including relevance to the topic discussed by the newsgroup, the amount of abuse, and whether the posting is spam...

Usenet newsgroup

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A Dictionary of Marketing (4 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Social sciences, Business and Management
Length:
33 words

...newsgroup A repository within the Usenet system for messages posted from many users in different locations. Despite the name, newsgroups are actually online discussion groups and are not devoted to publishing...

newsgroup

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Pocket Oxford Italian Dictionary: English-Italian (4 ed.)

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Bilingual Dictionary
Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Bilingual dictionaries
Length:
5 words
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Oxford Business French Dictionary: English-French

Reference type:
Bilingual Dictionary
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Bilingual dictionaries
Length:
6 words
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Pocket Oxford-Hachette French Dictionary: English-French (4 ed.)

Reference type:
Bilingual Dictionary
Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Bilingual dictionaries
Length:
6 words
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Oxford Business Spanish Dictionary: English-Spanish

Reference type:
Bilingual Dictionary
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Bilingual dictionaries
Length:
12 words
newsgroup

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New Oxford American Dictionary (3 ed.)

Reference type:
English Dictionary
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
English Dictionaries and Thesauri
Length:
33 words
newsgroup

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Oxford Dictionary of English (3 ed.)

Reference type:
English Dictionary
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
English Dictionaries and Thesauri
Length:
33 words
newsgroup

newsgroup noun   Reference library

The Canadian Oxford Dictionary (2 ed.)

Reference type:
English Dictionary
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
English Dictionaries and Thesauri
Length:
23 words
newsgroup

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The New Zealand Oxford Dictionary

Reference type:
English Dictionary
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
English Dictionaries and Thesauri
Length:
25 words
newsgroup

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Australian Oxford Dictionary (2 ed.)

Reference type:
English Dictionary
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
English Dictionaries and Thesauri
Length:
22 words
newsgroup

newsgroup  

A system, first developed in 1979, involving thousands of topic-centred internet bulletin boards where people post and/or reply to messages. See also virtual community.

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