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dot-org

Syllabification: dot-org
(also dot.org)

Definition of dot-org in English:

noun

A nonprofit organization that conducts its business on the Internet.
Example sentences
  • He notes that most of the domains that have been added since the original dot-com, dot-org and dot-net domains haven't become widely used.
  • If the site is a dot-com, or even better, a dot-org, you're usually safe.
  • It now includes subscription and transactional access to its Domain Name Database containing all dot-com, dot-net, and dot-org TLD names.

adjective

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Of or relating to nonprofit business conducted on the Internet.
Example sentences
  • As the dot-com carnage continues, at least 55 once well-funded sites shut down in April, making it the second cruelest month.

Origin

from .org in an Internet address, typically indicating a noncommercial site.

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