dotcom Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “dotcom” in the English Dictionary

"dotcom" in British English

See all translations

dotcomnoun [C]

uk   /ˌdɒtˈkɒm/  us   /ˌdɑːtˈkɑːm/
a ​company that does most of ​itsbusiness on the internet: A ​surveyfound that 20 of the ​top 150 ​European dotcoms could ​run out of ​cash within a ​year.
dotcom
adjective [before noun] uk   us  
a dotcom ​firm/​millionaire
(Definition of dotcom from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"dotcom" in Business English

See all translations

dotcomadjective [only before noun]

(also dot-com, also dot.com) uk   /ˌdɒtˈkɒm/  us   /ˌdɑːtˈkɑːm/
E-COMMERCE, INTERNET relating to ​companies that do most of their ​business on the ​internet: the dotcom boom/bubble/crash Shareholders are unlikely to see the £15 ​pershare high ​reached at the height of the dotcom ​boom. a dotcom ​entrepreneur/​millionaire the dotcom era/​world

dotcomnoun [C]

(also dot.com, also dot-com) uk   /ˌdɒtˈkɒm/  us   /ˌdɑːtˈkɑːm/
E-COMMERCE, INTERNET a ​company that does most of its ​business on the ​internet: Starting a ​successful dot.com has more to do with ​businessskills than ​technicalexpertise.
(Definition of dotcom from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of dotcom?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“dotcom” in British English

“dotcom” in Business English

More meanings of “dotcom”

Just who is driving this thing?
Just who is driving this thing?
by ,
May 03, 2016
by Colin McIntosh Do you remember Herbie the Love Bug? Herbie was a 1963 Volkswagen Beetle car in a string of Walt Disney movies. In typical Disney anthropomorphic style, Herbie goes his own way, falls in love, cries, plays jokes, and generally has a mind of his own. While the new driverless cars, like those being

Read More 

Word of the Day

star

a very large ball of burning gas in space that is usually seen from the earth as a point of light in the sky at night

Word of the Day

trigger warning noun
trigger warning noun
May 02, 2016
a warning that a subject may trigger unpleasant emotions or memories This is not, I should stress, an argument that trigger warnings should become commonplace on campus.

Read More