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Usenet

[yooz-net, yoos‐] /ˈyuzˌnɛt, ˈyus‐/
noun
1.
Computers. an extensive system of newsgroups: a branch of the Internet.
Also, USENET.
Origin
1990-1995
1990-95; use(rs') + net(work)
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Usenet

/ˈjuːzˌnɛt/
noun
1.
(computing) a vast collection of newsgroups that follow agreed naming, maintaining, and distribution practices
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