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chain store

noun [C]
 
 
( also chain)
COMMERCE a store that is part of a chain of similar stores selling the same type of product, and that are all owned and controlled by the same organization: The shopping complex hosts a range of chain stores including Argos, Boots, and Virgin Megastore.
Translations of “chain store”
in Chinese (Traditional) 連鎖店(之一)…
in Russian один из сети магазинов…
in Turkish mağazalar zinciri…
in Chinese (Simplified) 连锁店(之一)…
in Polish supermarket, sklep należący do sieci…
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