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virtual community Syllabification: vir·tu·al com·mun·i·ty

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of virtual community in English:


A community of people sharing common interests, ideas, and feelings over the Internet.
Example sentences
  • Typically, these relationships form in virtual communities of common interests, experiences, and fates.
  • At the same time, the Internet also provides a sense of virtual community for people with common interests - who might well be groups of customers who may in fact have a sense of community with other customers of similar products.
  • Archived records of Internet virtual communities are being analysed for a variety of research interests.
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