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digital detox

(1) Eliminating contact with the digital world, namely phones, computers and Internet. See addiction.

(2) (The Digital Detox) An organization that offers retreats in California and various international venues. The programs are designed for people who want to take a break from the fast-paced modern world. For more information, visit www.thedigitaldetox.org. See addiction.
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