American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Computer or computer network: e-cash; e-zine. See Usage Note at virtual.
GNU Webster's 1913
- A Latin prefix meaning
out, out of, from; also, without. See ex-.
- Abbreviation of electronic (Wiktionary)
- From e-mail. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“In the same way that the "e-" prefix was added to words such as store and bank to designate their online existence, "man" is used to describe the masculine version of inherently feminine objects, says Erin McKean, the founder of Wordnik.com, a website for word enthusiasts.”
“U.K. Foreign Secretary William Hague today urged the government to release Mousavi and Karrubi, according to an e- mailed statement from the Foreign Office in London.”
“The prefix e- stands for electronic and refers to Internet business transactions.”
“During my tenure as attorney general, we investigated and, exactly three years ago today, held hearings that revealed systemic abuse of the federal railroad pension system involving LIRR workers in a practice we termed 'disability by appointment,'" New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said in an e- mailed statement.”
“Joris Evers, with Los Gatos, California-based Netflix, didn't immediately respond to an e- mail seeking comment.”
“The president is committed to helping states address their fiscal challenges and has taken significant steps to help states," Nick Papas, a White House spokesman, said in an e- mail.”
“Of course a no-fly zone is a possibility, but I urge restraint and precise consideration of the issue, and especially intensive international agreement," Westerwelle said in an e- mailed statement yesterday.”
“Nissan Motor Co.'s U.S. sales of Nissan and Infiniti brand vehicles rose 32 percent last month, the company said in an e- mailed statement.”
“The economic and fiscal challenges facing Mr. Monti are daunting" as a country "expected to generate no growth next year is being asked to undertake one of the sharpest two-year fiscal adjustments in the euro zone," Nicholas Spiro, managing director of Spiro Sovereign Strategy in London, said in an e- mail.”
“Silver forwarded Harrison's e- mail to White House advisers Carol Browner and Ron Klain, the chief of staff to Vice President Joe Biden, according to the memo.”
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