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Definition of astroturfing

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Definitions include: acronym for "thank you very much".
Definitions include: shortened version of "okay, thanks, bye."

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Other terms relating to 'astroturf':

Definitions include: to join an online discussion and pretend to be an independent member of the community.
Definitions include: A Thing or person that makes little or no sense at all; something that has no point.

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