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Entries starting with E

eElectronic; used before another word to mean something that is sent between computers or is done using information sent between computers,...
EWritten abbreviation for east.
E&OEErrors and omissions excepted; used in formal documents to say that mistakes and things that have been forgotten should also be taken into...
e-businessElectronic business; the practice of selling goods and services and carrying on other business activities by computer, especially over the...
e-cashElectronic cash another word for e-money.
e-commerceWidely used term for electronic commerce, the buying and selling of goods over the internet. This can take the form of business-to-business...
e-currencyOne of the types of e-money that can be used to buy things on the Internet.
e-moneyE-money is electronic money which is exchanged electronically over a technical device such as a computer or mobile phone. E-money in...
e-tailingThe practice of selling goods and services directly over the Internet.
e-ticketElectronic ticket; a ticket for a plane journey that is stored in a computer and is not given to you in the form of paper.
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