Definition of “e-commerce” - English Dictionary


“e-commerce” in English

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e-commercenoun [ U ]

uk /ˌiːˈkɒm.ɜːs/ us /ˌiːˈkɑː.mɝːs/

(Definition of “e-commerce” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“e-commerce” in Business English

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e-commercenoun [ U ]

also ecommerce uk /ˈiːˌkɒmɜːs/ us E-COMMERCE

the buying and selling of goods and services over the internet:

Recognizing the value of e-commerce, traditional companies also jumped online.
adopt/get into/embrace e-commerce Today it's almost impossible to do business without embracing ecommerce.
business to business e-commerce
e-commerce business/company

(Definition of “e-commerce” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)