network


network
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noun
1 connections
ADJECTIVE
extensive, large, vast, wide, widespread

an extensive network of underground tunnels

complex, elaborate, intricate
dense
global, local, national, nationwide, regional, worldwide
neural

the structure of the brain's neural networks

bus (esp. BrE), motorway (in the UK), rail, railroad (AmE), railway (BrE), road, train
distribution
integrated
VERB + NETWORK
build up, construct, create, develop, establish, set up

They are establishing a network of pumps and pipelines to move the oil.

launch
form

The new rail services will form a network connecting the capital and major cities.

join

Once a supplier joins the network, its shipping systems are integrated with the others.

use
operate, run
maintain, manage
expand
destroy, dismantle

We are dismantling the financial networks that have funded terrorism.

NETWORK + NOUN
infrastructure
PREPOSITION
in a/the network

one of the depots in the company's network

through a/the network

Drinking water is brought to the town through a network of underground pipes.

via a/the network

The newspapers are sent out via a national distribution network.

network of

a network of threads

2 group of people
ADJECTIVE
strong

a strong network of friends

supportive
informal
grass-roots
social
old boy (BrE, informal)
support
terror, terrorist

We must fight terrorist networks and all those who support them.

VERB + NETWORK
build up, create, form
PREPOSITION
in a/the network

Members are all linked together in a network.

network of

a network of friends

3 of computers, phones, etc.
ADJECTIVE
computer
cellphone (esp. AmE), communications, mobile, phone, telephone
high-speed
corporate
peer-to-peer
Wi-Fi, wireless

laptops connected to wireless networks

wired
file-sharing, local area (abbreviated to LAN), wide area (abbreviated to WAN)
broadband, VoIP
VERB + NETWORK
install, set up
maintain, manage, operate, run

software to help you manage your network

They were unable to run the telephone network economically.

upgrade
access
secure

Administrators can secure the network by segmenting it into zones.

NETWORK + NOUN
administrator, controller, engineer, operator
access, address, connection, device, protocol, provider, security, server, traffic
PREPOSITION
across a/the network

Users can access data across a network.

on a/the network

All computer users are connected on a network.

over a/the network

The files are accessible over a network.

4 radio/television stations
ADJECTIVE
broadcast, news, radio, television
cable, digital, satellite
NETWORK + NOUN
news, newscast (esp. AmE), show (esp. AmE), television
anchor (esp. AmE)
PREPOSITION
on a/the network

The show was first aired on the cable network Showtime.

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verb
Network is used with these nouns as the object: ↑computer, ↑printer

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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