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store

noun [C] (STH KEPT)    /stɔːr/ US  /stɔːr/
an amount of something that is being kept for future use: He's got an impressively large store of wine in his cellar . Food stores are reported to be running dangerously low in the capital .figurative I'm afraid my great store of wit is rather depleted (= I'm not able to be very amusing ) this evening .Keeping and storing thingsCollecting and amassing a building in which things are kept until they are needed : a grain / weapons storeBuildings for storing things
(Definition of store noun (STH KEPT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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