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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)

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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)
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