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outlet

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈaʊtlet/
COMMERCE a store that sells a particular company's products or products of a specific type: The supermarket and clothing retail chain has 152 outlets in Ireland, Britain, and Spain. a fast food/designer/electrical outlet
a media/news/TV, etc. outlet a newspaper, television station, website, etc. that makes information or other services available to the public: Details about the facility have been reported by many media outlets in the past two weeks.
→ See also captive outlet, factory outlet, retail outlet
(Definition of outlet from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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