[ 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.
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In becoming the Netizen, he or she will participate in social interactions fundamentally new in nature.The Civilization of Illiteracy|Mihai Nadin
British Dictionary definitions for netizen
/ (ˈnɛtɪzən) /
informal a person who regularly uses the internet
Word Origin for netizen
C20: from (inter) net + (cit) izen
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