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[net-uh-zuh n, ‐suh n] /ˈnɛt ə zən, ‐sən/

(sometimes initial capital letter) a user of the Internet, often one who is actively engaged in uncensored online discussions of political and social issues:
Chinese netizens who post their messages using pseudonyms.
(informal) a person who regularly uses the internet

1995, from net, short for Internet + citizen.


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