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"department store" in British English

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department storenoun [C]

uk   /dɪˈpɑːt.mənt ˌstɔːr/ us   /dɪˈpɑːrt.mənt ˌstɔːr/
A2 a large shop divided into several different parts, each of which sells different things
(Definition of department store from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"department store" in American English

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department storenoun [C]

us   /dɪˈpɑrt·mənt ˌstɔr, ˌstoʊr/
a large store divided into several different areas, each of which sells different types of things
(Definition of department store from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"department store" in Business English

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department storenoun [C]

uk   us   COMMERCE
a large store that sells many kinds of products in different parts of the building: She took a job as a sales assistant in the lingerie section of a department store.
(Definition of department store from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “department store”
in Arabic مَتْجَر مُتَنَوِّع…
in Korean 백화점…
in Portuguese loja de departamentos…
in Catalan grans magatzems…
in Japanese デパート…
in Chinese (Simplified) 百货商店,综合性商店…
in Turkish çok katlı alıveriş merkezi, büyük mağaza…
in Russian универмаг…
in Chinese (Traditional) 百貨公司…
in Italian grande magazzino…
in Polish dom towarowy lub handlowy…
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