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  a representation of a facial expression created by typing a sequence of characters in sending email or text messages; e.g.,  :-)  as a smile or  :-(  as a frown
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Associated words [difficulty]:   emoticon , emote [9] , Internet café [9] , cyber café [9]
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Most commonly used in these subjects:   History, Public Policy & Politics, Religion - Christianity
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