Meaning of “emporium” in the English Dictionary

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"emporium" in British English

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emporiumnoun [ C ]

uk /ɪmˈpɔː.ri.əm/ us /ɪmˈpɔːr.i.əm/ plural emporia 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)

"emporium" in Business English

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emporiumnoun [ C ]

uk /ɪmˈpɔːriəm/ us 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)