cy·​ber·​ca·​fe | \ ˈsī-bər-ka-ˈfā How to pronounce cybercafe (audio) \

Definition of cybercafe

: a café or coffee shop providing computers for access to the Internet

Examples of cybercafe in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Several residents said the city either kept the buildings empty or turned them into cybercafes or day care centers, rather that rent them out to Muslim shopkeepers. Alissa J. Rubin, New York Times, "Attack in Nice Turns Spotlight on City’s Religious Divisions," 17 July 2016 It can be used in a cybercafe, for instance, where users can’t easily install new software on computers. Andy Greenberg, WIRED, "With This Tiny Box, You Can Anonymize Everything You Do Online," 13 Oct. 2014

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First Known Use of cybercafe

1994, in the meaning defined above

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“Cybercafe.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Feb. 2020.

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