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Meaning of “bazaar” in the English Dictionary

"bazaar" in British English

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bazaarnoun [C]

uk   /bəˈzɑːr/  us   /-ˈzɑːr/
an ​area of ​smallshops and ​peopleselling things, ​especially in the ​West and ​SouthAsia, or any ​group of ​smallshops or ​peoplesellinggoods of the same ​type an ​event where ​peoplesell things to ​raisemoney, ​especially for an ​organization that ​helps other ​people: a ​Christmas bazaar
(Definition of bazaar from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"bazaar" in American English

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bazaarnoun [C]

 us   /bəˈzɑr/
an ​openmarket where ​peoplesell things, or any ​group of ​smallshops or ​peoplesellinggoods A bazaar is also an ​event where ​peoplesell things to ​raisemoney for an ​organization, such as a ​school or ​hospital: Our ​school is having ​itsspringtime bazaar next ​Saturday.
(Definition of bazaar from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"bazaar" in Business English

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bazaarnoun [C]

uk   us   /bəˈzɑːr/ COMMERCE
an ​area of ​smallshops and ​peopleselling things, especially in South Asia, North Africa, or the Middle East: There are several ​historic bazaars in the city, together with many ultra-modern ​shoppingmalls.
(Definition of bazaar from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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