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  1. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    the practice of using several devices at the same time, for example watching TV while browsing the internet and using a phone

    Heavy media multitasking keeps parents from being atttuned to their kids.

    Submitted by Boris Marchenko from Russian Federation on 30/01/2015
  2. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    also a verb

    UK researchers found that people who regularlymedia multitasked” had less grey matter in a region of the brain involved in emotion.

    Submitted by Boris Marchenko from Russian Federation on 30/01/2015


a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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