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English definition of “e-card”

e-card

noun [C] ( also ecard)
 
 
E-COMMERCE, COMMUNICATIONS
a greetings card (= message sent to someone to celebrate an occasion such as a birthday) that you can see on a website to which you are directed by an e-mail: As part of our efforts to preserve the environment we will be sending e-cards this holiday season.
a message used to promote a business, that you see on a website to which you are directed by an e-mail: This popular cosmetic company uses e-cards as a method of transmitting their brand name to the customers.
( also e-business card) an electronic business card: I was issued an e-business card, which I was able to use at many booths rather than handing out actual cards.
(Definition of e-card from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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