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emporiumnoun [C]

uk   /ɪmˈpɔː.ri.əm/  us   /ɪmˈpɔːr.i.əm/ (plural emporia or emporiums) old-fashioned
a large shop that sells many different types of goods, or a shop that sells a particular type of goods: an ice cream/antiques emporium
(Definition of emporium from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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emporiumnoun [C]

uk   us   /ɪmˈpɔːriəm/ (plural emporia, emporiums) old-fashioned
COMMERCE a large store selling a large range of goods, or a store selling a particular type of goods: This chain of discount emporia sells everything from wardrobes to paper clips. Welcome to the Chocolate Emporium - an online store selling every kind of chocolate imaginable.
(Definition of emporium from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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