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dot-com

 (dŏt′kŏm′)
adj.
1. Of or relating to business conducted on the internet: dot-com advertising.
2. Of or relating to a company whose products or services deal with or are sold on the internet: a dot-com brokerage firm.
n.
A dot-com company.

[Pronunciation of .com.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dot-com - a company that operates its business primarily on the internet using a URL that ends in `.com'dot-com - a company that operates its business primarily on the internet using a URL that ends in `.com'
company - an institution created to conduct business; "he only invests in large well-established companies"; "he started the company in his garage"
Adj.1.dot-com - of or relating to an internet company; "a dot-com outfit in San Francisco"
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Translations

dot-com

dot com, dot.com [ˌdɒtˈkɒm]
n (= company) → point-com m
modif [boom, explosion, crash, era] → du point-com dot-com companydot-com company dot.com company nsociété f point-comdot command n (COMPUTING)commande f précédée d'un point
dote on
vt fus [+ person] → être fou de(folle)
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If I had to, I'd wager that Cassidy's publishers pushed the title and the "dot-con" thesis on him, thinking that a general narrative wouldn't sell.
The FTC is teaming with Canadian and Australina law enforcers, along with the U.K.'S Department of Trade and Industry and the Office of Fair Trading, to crack down on dot-con artists.