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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Definition for e- (2 of 2)

e-2

(used in combination)

electronic: e-book; e-cigarette.
on the Internet; online: e-content; e-commerce.
involving electronic data transfer, especially over the Internet: e-banking.
Sometimes E-.
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British Dictionary definitions for e- (1 of 3)

e-1

prefix forming verbs and verbal derivatives

outeviscerate; egest
awayelapse; elongate
outsideevaginate
completelyevaporate
withoutebracteate

Word Origin for e-

from Latin ē away; related to ex- 1

British Dictionary definitions for e- (2 of 3)

e-2

prefix

electronic, indicating the involvement of the internete-business; e-money

British Dictionary definitions for e- (3 of 3)

E-

prefix

used with numbers indicating a standardized system within the European Union, as of recognized food additives or standard pack sizesSee also E number
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Cultural definitions for e-

e-

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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