[dij-i-tl wol-it, waw-lit]
an electronic device, website, software system, or database that facilitates commercial transactions by storing a consumer's credit card, shipping address, and other payment data.
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- digital tv,
- digital versatile disk,
- digital video,
- digital video recorder,
- digital videocassette,
- digital watch,
Origin of digital wallet
First recorded in 2010–15
Also called e-wal·let [ee-wol-it, ‐waw-lit] /ˈiˌwɒl ɪt, ‐ˌwɔ lɪt/, electronic wallet, mobile wallet, virtual wallet.
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computer software in which digital cash may be stored for use in paying for transactions on the internet
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