›ITa system of computers connected together so that they can share information: A domain name identifies a computer or computer network used to access the web. → See Noteinternet
› a group of people or organizations in different places who work together and share information: He also has a network of contacts who give him help when he needs it.a network of agents/dealers/suppliers
›TRANSPORT, COMMUNICATIONS, BANKINGa large system consisting of many similar parts that are connected together: a network of sthThe bank is planning to expand its network of cash machines.a television/road/rail networka telephone/distribution/communications network
›a group of television or radio companies that connect together to broadcast programmes in different places at the same time, or a company that produces these programmes: He owns American television network ABC.