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world wide web vs. internet

[ wurld-wahyd web ]
/ ˈwɜrld ˌwaɪd ˈwɛb /

noun
  1. a system of extensively interlinked hypertext documents: a branch of the internet. Abbreviation: WWW
[ in-ter-net ]
/ ˈɪn tərˌnɛt /

  1. a vast computer network linking smaller computer networks worldwide. The internet includes commercial, educational, governmental, and other networks, all of which use the same set of communications protocols: They advertised the sale in the local paper and on the internet.My insurance company offers incentives to refill prescriptions over the internet.Parents are advised to monitor their kids’ internet access and block websites with adult content.

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