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"hypermarket" in British English

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hypermarketnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈhaɪ.pəˌmɑː.kɪt/ us /ˈhaɪ.pɚˌmɑːr.kɪt/ mainly UK

a very large shop, usually outside the centre of town

(Definition of “hypermarket” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"hypermarket" in Business English

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hypermarketnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈhaɪpəˌmɑːkɪt/ us UK

COMMERCE a very large store that is a type of supermarket and that is usually built outside of the centre of a town, selling food and other products such as clothes, furniture, and goods for the home:

The supermarket chain, which already owns hypermarkets in Eastern Europe, Thailand, Korea and Taiwan, is looking to open in Malaysia.

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(Definition of “hypermarket” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)