DOTCOM

dot-com

[dot-kom]
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

dot-commer, dot-comer, noun
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dotcom or dot.com (ˌdɒtˈkɒm)
 
n
a.  a company that conducts most of its business on the internet
 b.  (as modifier): dotcom stocks
 
[C20: from .com, the domain name suffix of businesses trading on the internet]
 
dot.com or dot.com
 
n
 
[C20: from .com, the domain name suffix of businesses trading on the internet]

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dot-com definition


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