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English definition of “high street”

high street

noun     UK
[C] a street where the most important shops and businesses in a town are: There's a new Italian restaurant opening on the high street .Urban and residential streets the high street business done in shops : There are signs of economic recovery in the high street .Buying and selling in general
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