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English definition of “high street”

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 .
(Definition of high street noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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