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chain storenoun [C]

uk   us  
(one of) a ​group of ​shops that ​belong to a ​singlecompany, have the same ​appearance, and ​sellsimilargoods
(Definition of chain store from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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chain storenoun [C]

uk   us   (also chain)
COMMERCE a ​store that is ​part of a chain of similar ​storesselling the same ​type of ​product, and that are all ​owned and ​controlled by the same ​organization: The ​shopping complex ​hosts a ​range of chain ​storesincluding Argos, Boots, and Virgin Megastore.
(Definition of chain store from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “chain store”
in Chinese (Simplified) 连锁店(之一)…
in Turkish mağazalar zinciri…
in Russian один из сети магазинов…
in Chinese (Traditional) 連鎖店(之一)…
in Polish supermarket, sklep należący do sieci…
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