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or dot·com

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  1. a company doing business mostly or solely on the Internet.
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  1. of or relating to such a company or to the business it conducts.
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Origin of dot-com

1995–2000; from the pronunciation of .com, suffix of domain name in most commercial Internet addresses
Related formsdot-com·mer, dot-com·er, noun
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  • “I hope I get remembered as more than the chronicler of the dot-com boom, though,” she said.


    Cory Doctorow

dot-com in Culture


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