Definitions for netizenˈnɛt ə zən, -sən
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
net•i•zenˈnɛt ə zən, -sən(n.)
a user of the Internet.
Origin of netizen:
1990–95; b. Net+citizen
a member of the community of Internet users
The term Netizen is a portmanteau of the English words Internet and citizen. It is defined as an entity or person actively involved in online communities and a user of the Internet, especially an avid one. The term can also imply an interest in improving the Internet, especially in regard to open access and free speech. Netizens are also commonly referred to as cybercitizens, which has the same meaning.
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