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"general store" in British English

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general storenoun [C]

uk   /ˌdʒen.ər.əl ˈstɔːr/  us   /ˌdʒen.ɚ.əl ˈstɔːr/ (UK also general stores)
a shop that sells a wide range of products, often the only shop in a village
(Definition of general store from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"general store" in American English

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general storenoun [C]

a store, usually in a rural area, that sells food and a large variety of other products
(Definition of general store from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"general store" in Business English

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general storenoun [C]

uk   us   COMMERCE
a store that sells a wide range of products: If there is a downturn in the rate of growth in consumer spending, the general stores will suffer more than food retailers.
(Definition of general store from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “general store”
in Chinese (Simplified) (常指村里唯一的)杂货店…
in Chinese (Traditional) (常指村裡唯一的)雜貨店…
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