department store Meaning in Cambridge American English Dictionary
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department storenoun [C]

 us   /dɪˈpɑrt·mənt ˌstɔr, ˌstoʊr/
a large store divided into several different areas, each of which sells different types of things
Translations of “department store”
in Korean 백화점…
in Arabic مَتْجَر مُتَنَوِّع…
in Portuguese loja de departamentos…
in Catalan grans magatzems…
in Japanese デパート…
in Italian grande magazzino…
in Chinese (Traditional) 百貨公司…
in Russian универмаг…
in Turkish çok katlı alıveriş merkezi, büyük mağaza…
in Chinese (Simplified) 百货商店,综合性商店…
in Polish dom towarowy lub handlowy…
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