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AVS stands for Address Verification System. AVS in Ecommerce is a system used to verify the credit card address of the person using it. AVS verification is a great way to reduce fraud as when there is a mismatch is could be that someone is using a stolen card and trying to ship an item to a different address or that the 3 digit code on the back of the card was not verified.