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mall

noun [C]  /mɔl/ ( also shopping mall) us  
a very large building or buildings containing a lot of stores and often restaurants, and usually with space around it outside for parking: Judy likes to hang out at the mall with her friends. A mall is also a street in a city or town with a lot of stores and that is closed to traffic.
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