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online dating

noun [U] uk   us  
a way of starting a romantic relationship on the internet, by giving information about yourself or replying to someone else's information: an online dating website
Translations of “online dating”
in Chinese (Traditional) 網路戀情(透過網上交流展開戀情)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 网恋(通过网上交流开始的恋情)…
(Definition of online dating from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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