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netspeak

(ˈnɛtˌspiːk)
n
1. (Languages) informal the jargon, abbreviations, and emoticons typically used by frequent internet users
2. (Communications & Information) informal the jargon, abbreviations, and emoticons typically used by frequent internet users
[C20: from (inter)net + -speak]
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netspeak

net-speak [ˈnɛtspiːk] n (= internet jargon) langage utilisé sur Internetnet surfer net-surfer, netsurfer [ˈnetsɜːrr] ninternaute mfnet surfing net-surfing [ˈnetsɜːrfɪŋ] nsurf m sur le net
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