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netiquette

Syllabification: net·i·quette
Pronunciation: /ˈnedəkət
 
, ˈnedəˌket
 
/

Definition of netiquette in English:

noun

The correct or acceptable way of communicating on the Internet.
Example sentences
  • I hadn't bargained for the Personalized Homepage, netiquette, and email protocols.
  • The Australian site asks a very important question - should there be some kind of protocol or netiquette associated with directing large volumes of traffic to other websites?
  • Of course, to comply with the RFCs on netiquette, you will want Auto Fill mode active when you edit mail.

Origin

1990s: blend of net1 and etiquette.

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