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Meaning of “e-” in the English Dictionary

"e-" in British English

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e-prefix

uk   us   //
abbreviation for electronic : e-ink e-commerce email
(Definition of e- from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"e-" in American English

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e-prefix

 us   /i/
abbreviation forelectronic: e-commerce e-mail

Enoun

 us   /i/
  • E noun (LETTER)

[C] (plural E’s, Es, e’s or es) (also e) the fifth ​letter of the ​Englishalphabet
  • E noun (MUSICAL NOTE)

music [C/U] (plural E’s or Es) in Western ​music, the third ​note in the ​scale (= ​series of ​notes) that ​begins on the ​note C, or a set of ​notesbased on this ​note

E.adjective, noun [U]

abbreviation foreast or ​eastern
(Definition of e- from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"e-" in Business English

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e-prefix

(also E-) uk   us   /iː-/
IT, MARKETING abbreviation for electronic : Some ​businesses are using the ​internet to ​reach new ​markets; others hardly use ​e-commerce at all. e-commerce/​e-banking/e-transaction/

Enoun [U], adjective

uk   us  
written abbreviation for east or eastern
(Definition of e- from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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