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captive outletnoun [C]

uk   us   COMMERCE
a ​store or ​business that ​sells only one company's ​products: Most ​oilcompanies do not own a ​distributingcompany as a ​captiveoutlet for their ​production.
(Definition of captive outlet from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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