[ ee-kom-ers ]
/ ˈiˌkɒm ərs /
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business that is transacted by transferring data electronically, especially over the internet.
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historical usage of e-commerce
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Example sentences from the Web for e-commerce
This is the publication's first foray into eCommerce after launching a shopable holiday gift guide last year.Is Emilia Jardine-Paterson Kate Middleton’s Secret Stylist?; The Wall Street Journal Launches Online Shopping Platform|The Fashion Beast Team|November 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Never mind advertising, Facebook has the market penetration to revolutionize ecommerce, writes Steven I. Weiss.
British Dictionary definitions for e-commerce
/ (ˈiːˌkɒmɜːs) /
business transactions conducted on the internet
Word Origin for e-commerce
C20: from e- ² + commerce
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