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English definition of “mall”

mall

noun [C]     /mɔːl/ (also shopping mall)
COMMERCE a large building or covered area where there are a lot of stores, restaurants, etc. close together. Cars are not allowed inside a mall, but there is usually an area for them to park in outside: Shoppers arrived early at the mall for the Black Friday sales. Bangkok's modern, multi-storey malls are a shopper's paradise. Visit Festival Bay Mall at International Drive, Orlando. → See also outlet mall, strip mall
(Definition of mall noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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