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high street

noun [C]
 
 
UK ( US main street) COMMERCE
a street where the most important stores, banks, and businesses in a town are: In Switzerland, banks are everywhere, not just in the main financial centres, but up and down every high street. a high street retailer/shop/store
the high street business done on a high street: The high street is now going through a difficult time.
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