Definition of “dotcom” - English Dictionary

“dotcom” in British English

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dotcomnoun [ C ]

uk /ˌdɒtˈkɒm/ us /ˌdɑːtˈkɑːm/
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

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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 per share high reached at the height of the dotcom boom.
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 business skills than technical expertise.

(Definition of “dotcom” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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