n. A computer database or online site that stores a person's name, address, and credit card data and then enables easy retrieval of that information for online purchases.

Example Citation:
"According to Jupiter Communications, 27 percent of consumers abandon the items they put into a online shopping basket because they find filling out the forms too exasperating.

The e-wallet is designed to make online shopping more convenient by allowing consumers to store all their credit card and shipping information in a single spot."
—"Microsoft Opening Its E-Wallet," The San Francisco Chronicle, October 11, 1999

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