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"high street" in British English

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high streetnoun

uk   /ˈhaɪ ˌstriːt/  us   /ˈhaɪ ˌstriːt/ UK
[C] a street where the most important ashops and businesses in a town are: There's a new Italian restaurant opening on the high street.
the high street
business done in shops: There are signs of economic recovery in the high street.
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high streetadjective

(also high-street) UK
used to describe clothes that can be bought in ordinary shops in ordinary cities and towns, rather than being specially made by fashion designers: Her clothes are a mixture of haute couture and high street. high-street fashion

high-streetadjective

uk   /ˈhaɪ.striːt/  us   /ˈhaɪ.striːt/ UK
(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 main financial centres, 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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