Definition of newsgroup in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈnjuːzɡruːp/


A forum on the Usenet service for the discussion of a particular topic.
Example sentences
  • He manages a small computer room in his spare time and likes to help Linux users on the Usenet newsgroups.
  • And many Internet providers have newsgroups viewable only to their own customers.
  • In chat rooms, newsgroups, and email, you usually do not see people's faces or hear their voices.
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