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m-commerce

Syllabification: m-com·merce

Definition of m-commerce in English:

noun

Electronic commerce conducted on cellular phones.
Example sentences
  • We have been scathing in the past about mobile apps and so-called m-commerce and we still apply the litmus test ‘what can you do on a tiny green screen that is useful?’
  • As the Japanese have shown, mobile ecommerce (or m-commerce as the current buzzword goes) has a place in a market where PDAs and mobile phones converge.
  • The birth of the wireless Internet has spawned mobile commerce, or m-commerce.

Origin

1990s: from m(obile) + commerce.

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