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e-1

1.
variant of ex-1 , occurring in words of Latin origin before consonants other than c, f, p, q, s, and t: emit.

e-2

(used in combination)
1.
electronic: e-mail;
E-text.
2.
on the Internet; online: e-content;
e-zines.
3.
involving electronic data transfer, especially over the Internet:
e-banking.
Also, E-.
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British Dictionary definitions for e-

e-1

prefix
1.
out: eviscerate, egest
2.
away: elapse, elongate
3.
outside: evaginate
4.
completely: evaporate
5.
without: ebracteate
Word Origin
from Latin ē away; related to ex-1

e-2

prefix
1.
electronic, indicating the involvement of the internet: e-business, e-money

E-

prefix
1.
used with numbers indicating a standardized system within the European Union, as of recognized food additives or standard pack sizes See also E number
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e- in Culture

e- definition


A prefix that stands for “electronic” and refers to information technologies, business, and almost anything connected to or transmitted over the Internet. Some examples of its use include e-business, e-commerce, e-book, and e-mail.

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Related Abbreviations for e-

e-

electronic
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