e-commerce

[ee-kom-ers]
noun
business that is transacted by transferring data electronically, especially over the Internet.
Also, ecommerce.


Origin:
e-2(electronic) + commerce

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e-commerce or ecommerce (ˈiːˌkɒmɜːs)
 
n
business transactions conducted on the internet
 
[C20: from e-² + commerce]
 
ecommerce or ecommerce
 
n
 
[C20: from e-² + commerce]

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e-commerce
by 1998, from electronic (cf. e-mail) + commerce.
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Computing Dictionary

e-commerce definition


electronic commerce

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Abbreviations & Acronyms
e-commerce
electronic commerce
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