"dotcom" meaning in All languages combined

Noun [English]

Forms: dotcoms [plural] IPA: /dɒtˈkɒm/ [UK], /ˌdɑtˈkɑm/ [US], /ˈdɒtkɒm/ [UK], /ˈdɑtˌkɑm/ [US] Audio: LL-Q1860 (eng)-Vealhurl-dotcom.wav [Southern-England], LL-Q1860 (eng)-Vealhurl-dotcom2.wav [Southern-England]
  1. A company whose business is based around a website or primarily via the Internet.

Verb [English]

Forms: dotcoms [present, simple, singular, third-person], dotcomming [participle, present], dotcommed [participle, past], dotcommed [past, simple] IPA: /dɒtˈkɒm/ [UK], /ˌdɑtˈkɑm/ [US], /ˈdɒtkɒm/ [UK], /ˈdɑtˌkɑm/ [US] Audio: LL-Q1860 (eng)-Vealhurl-dotcom.wav [Southern-England], LL-Q1860 (eng)-Vealhurl-dotcom2.wav [Southern-England]
  1. To convert to using or being based on e-commerce. Tags: transitive

Inflected forms

Alternative forms

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          "ref": "2003, Anna Everett, ‎John T. Caldwell, New Media: Theories and Practices of Digitextuality",
          "text": "Even mainstream, primetime narratives in the domestic sphere, for instance, now provide unremarkable reflections on the now naive and overly optimistic promises of cybertech, the high-techs, and dotcoms."
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          "ref": "2013-07-20, “The attack of the MOOCs”, in The Economist, volume 408, number 8845",
          "text": "Dotcom mania was slow in coming to higher education, but now it has the venerable industry firmly in its grip. Since the launch early last year of Udacity and Coursera, two Silicon Valley start-ups offering free education through MOOCs, massive open online courses, the ivory towers of academia have been shaken to their foundations."
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          "ref": "2001, Mass Media in India, →ISBN, page 185",
          "text": "When will your company get dotcommed?"
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          "ref": "2010, J. S. Graustein & Rose Auslander, On a Narrow Windowsill: Fiction and Poetry Folded Onto Twitter, →ISBN",
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