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homeless

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homelessness

noun [uncountable]

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bit rot

when electronic information is lost because the software or devices needed to read it are no longer available

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to dance a jive

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troll factory

a company that pays its employees to write online comments in favour or against somebody or something posing as ordinary Internet users

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