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dotcom

noun [C]     /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] a dotcom firm / millionaire Internet terminology and abbreviationsConventions used on the Internet and in emailBusinesses and enterprises
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