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hypermarket

noun [C]     /ˈhaɪpəˌmɑːkɪt/ UK
COMMERCE a very large store that is a type of supermarket and that is usually built outside of the centre of a town, selling food and other products such as clothes, furniture, and goods for the home: The supermarket chain, which already owns hypermarkets in Eastern Europe, Thailand, Korea and Taiwan, is looking to open in Malaysia.
→ See also superstore
(Definition of hypermarket noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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