e-

e-

1
variant of ex-1, occurring in words of Latin origin before consonants other than c, f, p, q, s, and t: emit.
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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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e-1
 
prefix forming verbs and verbal derivatives
1.  out: eviscerate; egest
2.  away: elapse; elongate
3.  outside: evaginate
4.  completely: evaporate
5.  without: ebracteate
 
[from Latin ē away; related to ex-1]

e-2
 
prefix
electronic, indicating the involvement of the internet: e-business; e-money

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

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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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