Part of the Internet address of many companies and organizations. It indicates that the site is commercial, as opposed to educational or governmental.
Dunking, Sequelae, And Other Trending Words On Dictionary.comA popular donut shop changed its name, and the president threw a press conference. How did this affect word searches on Dictionary.com? Dive into the trending words list to find out!
English Affixes From A To Z: A One-Stop List Of Suffixes, Prefixes, and Combining FormsIn English, we love to make new words by adding all sorts of bits to the front and back of existing terms. These are called affixes, and they are added to the base or stem of a word. When attached to the end of word, the affix is called a suffix. And to the beginning? A prefix.
The explosive growth of wealth connected to the Internet in the 1990s is often said to have created many “dot-com millionaires.”
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