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dot-com

[dot-kom] /ˈdɒtˈkɒm/
noun
1.
a company doing business mostly or solely on the Internet.
adjective
2.
of or pertaining to such a company or to the business it conducts.
Also, dotcom.
Origin
1995-2000; from the pronunciation of .com, suffix of domain name in most commercial Internet addresses
Related forms
dot-commer, dot-comer, noun
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Contemporary definitions for dot-commer
noun

any person who is employed by a Web site-based company, esp. with a .com URL

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dot-commer in Culture

dot-com definition


See .com.

The American Heritage® New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
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