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news·group

 (no͞oz′gro͞op′, nyo͞oz′-)
n.
An area on a computer network, especially the internet, devoted to the discussion of a specified topic: read messages posted to newsgroups that discuss pet cats.
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newsgroup

(ˈnjuːzˌɡruːp)
n
(Computer Science) computing a forum where subscribers exchange information about a specific subject by electronic mail
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news•group

(ˈnuzˌgrup, ˈnyuz-)
n.
a discussion group on a specific topic, maintained on a computer network.
[1985–90]
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newsgroup

An area on the World Wide Web where people who have a particular interest in common communicate with one another, often with links to other websites.
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Translations

newsgroup

[ˈnjuːzgruːp] N (on Internet) → grupo m de discusión, grupo m de noticias
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newsgroup

[ˈnjuːzgruːp] n (on the Internet)forum m Internetnews headlines npltitres mpl de l'actualiténews item n (= piece of information) → information f (= short piece) → entrefilet m; (on TV)sujet m (court)
There was a news item about him → Il y avait un sujet sur lui aux actualités.
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References in periodicals archive ?
Investigators successfully infiltrated the online newsgroup, which also had members in the United States, Australia, Canada and Germany.
A useful starting point for information and files the long-running alt.gothic.music newsgroup, meanwhile, is useful for keeping up to date with an ever changing scene.
``I've set up the newsgroup primarily because I felt like I had lost control completely and had to do something about it.
THE youngest editor in the Observer Standard Newsgroup, Sanina Kaur, has joined Leamington agency Newsline Press and Public Relations.
* Joining in relevant newsgroup discussions creates opportunities for marketing and business intelligence activity.
"The book reads like late Heinlein in many ways--one of which is his advocacy of sexual openness and freedom, in the context of love, "James wrote on the alt.fan.heinlein newsgroup this summer.
The nonprofit association also hosts a public newsgroup for discussion of topics and issues related to educational software at news://news.lanbytes.net/edu.educational_software_coop.
When you are posting a technical question to a newsgroup, you need to be as specific as possible.
With the exception of an anonymous posting to an Internet newsgroup, author Brad Knickerbocker failed to cite any "antigovernment or millennialist" sources as evidence.
The plan, says Gobbles in a newsgroup post, is to audit and eventually disable file swapping altogether.
(1) After briefly outlining the course, the paper deals with the following issues: lecture notes on the Web, strategies for dealing with students who are not competent web users and strategies for encouraging newsgroup participation.