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"arcade" in British English

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arcadenoun [C]

uk   /ɑːˈkeɪd/  us   /ɑːrˈkeɪd/
a ​coveredarea or ​passage in which there are ​shops: a shopping arcade
a ​coveredpassagejoined to a ​building on one ​side and with ​columns and arches along the other ​side
(Definition of arcade from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"arcade" in American English

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arcadenoun [C]

 us   /ɑrˈkeɪd/
an ​area where there are many ​electronic or other coin-operated ​games for the ​public: video-game arcades a ​carnival arcade
An arcade is also a ​coveredarea between ​buildings, esp. one with ​arches and ​columns where there are ​shops.
(Definition of arcade from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"arcade" in Business English

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arcadenoun [C]

uk   us   /ɑːˈkeɪd/ COMMERCE
a ​coveredarea or ​passage containing ​stores: shopping arcade
(Definition of arcade from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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