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dotcom

noun [C] uk   /ˌdɒtˈkɒm/ us    /ˌdɑːtˈkɑːm/
a company that does most of its business on the internet: A survey found that 20 of the top 150 European dotcoms could run out of cash within a year.Internet terminology and abbreviationsConventions used on the Internet and in emailBusinesses and enterprises
dotcom
adjective [before noun] uk   us  
a dotcom firm/millionaireInternet terminology and abbreviationsConventions used on the Internet and in emailBusinesses and enterprises
(Definition of dotcom from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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