Definition of dot-org in English:

dot-org

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(also dot.org)

noun

  • A non-profit-making organization that conducts its business on the Internet.
    More 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.

Origin

1990s: from '.org' in an Internet address, typically indicating a non-commercial site.

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