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newsgroup Syllabification: news·group
Pronunciation: /ˈn(y)o͞ozˌɡro͞op/

Definition of newsgroup in English:


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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