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social networknoun [C]

uk   /ˌsəʊ.ʃəl ˈnet.wɜːk/  us   /ˌsoʊ.ʃəl ˈnet.wɝːk/
a ​website or ​computerprogram that ​allowspeople to ​communicate and ​shareinformation on the internet using a ​computer or ​mobilephone: We ​teachchildren how to ​deal with ​cyberbullying and the ​safe use of ​chatrooms and ​socialnetworks.
the different ​groups of ​people that you ​know: Students ​graduating from high ​school have ​socialnetworks they've been ​building for twelve ​years.
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