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kiosknoun [C]

uk   /ˈkiː.ɒsk/  us   /-ɑːsk/
a ​smallbuilding where things such as ​chocolate, ​drinks, or ​newspapers are ​sold through an ​openwindow: a ​station kiosk UK formal (also telephone kiosk) a telephone box
(Definition of kiosk from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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kiosknoun [C]

 us   /ˈki·ɑsk/
a ​smallstructure where things such as ​newspapers, ​magazines, and ​candy are ​sold
(Definition of kiosk from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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kiosknoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈkiːɒsk/ COMMERCE
a ​smallbuilding where things such as sweets, drinks, or ​newspapers are ​sold, often through an ​openwindow, or where you can ​buytickets or get ​information: I usually ​buy my ​paper from the kiosk at the ​station.
a ​smallmachine in a ​publicplace which you can use to get ​tickets or ​information about something: With the ​goal of ​one-stopservice, the kiosk ​letsguestsselectrooms and ​printhotelreceipts and ​airlineboardingpasses. an information kiosk with touch-screen ​technology
(Definition of kiosk from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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