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Definition of 'network'


  1. an interconnected system of things or people; "he owned a network of shops"; "retirement meant dropping out of a whole network of people who had been part of my life"; "tangled in a web of cloth"
       Synonyms: web
  2. (broadcasting) a communication system consisting of a group of broadcasting stations that all transmit the same programs; "the networks compete to broadcast important sports events"
  3. an open fabric of string or rope or wire woven together at regular intervals
       Synonyms: net mesh meshing meshwork
  4. a system of intersecting lines or channels; "a railroad network"; "a network of canals"
  5. (electronics) a system of interconnected electronic components or circuits
       Synonyms: electronic network


  1. communicate with and within a group; "You have to network if you want to get a good job"

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