high street Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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"high street" in British English

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high streetnoun

uk   us   UK
[C] a ​street where the most ​important ashops and ​businesses in a ​town are: There's a new ​Italianrestaurantopening on the high ​street.the high street business done in ​shops: There are ​signs of ​economicrecovery in the high ​street.


uk   us   /ˈhaɪ.striːt/ UK
relating to ​business done in ​shops: There was a ​modestrise in high-street ​spending last ​month. High-street ​products, ​especiallyclothes, are ​intended for the ​ordinarypublic and not for ​richpeople: high-street ​fashions
(Definition of high street from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"high street" in Business English

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high streetnoun [C]

uk   us   UK ( US main street) COMMERCE
a street where the most important ​stores, ​banks, and ​businesses in a town are: In Switzerland, ​banks are everywhere, not just in the ​mainfinancialcentres, but up and down every high street. a high street ​retailer/​shop/​store
the high street business done on a high street: The high street is now going through a difficult ​time.
(Definition of high street from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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