Today’s word of the day is
This is a word that can be used in a variety of contexts. It is frequently used in mass communications and media (think television networks), it is also used in transport (think rail networks) and on a social/employment level networking can also be very important.
Forms of the word
network: a verb
network: a countable noun
networking: an uncountable noun
Using the word
road/rail: The congestion is frequently caused lack of investment in the rail network.
television/radio/telephone/communication; It is the duty of television networks to ensure that their programmes do not offend anyone.
local/national/personal: Nowadays people tend to have much larger personal networks thanks to sites such as Facebook.
old boy network: Many people still succeed in life due to the old boy network and the school they went to rather than any personal merit.