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"mall" in British English

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mallnoun [C]

uk   /mɔːl/  us   /mɑːl/ (also shopping mall)
B1 a ​large, usually ​covered, ​shoppingarea where ​cars are not ​allowed: There are ​plans to ​build a new mall in the ​middle of ​town.

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

"mall" in American English

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mallnoun [C]

 us   /mɔl/ (also shopping mall)
a very ​largebuilding or ​buildingscontaining a lot of ​stores and often ​restaurants, and usually with ​space around it ​outside for ​parking: Judy ​likes to ​hang out at the mall with her ​friends. A mall is also a ​street in a ​city or ​town with a lot of ​stores and that is ​closed to ​traffic.
(Definition of mall from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"mall" in Business English

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mallnoun [C]

uk   us   /mɔːl/ (also shopping mall)
COMMERCE a large ​building or ​coveredarea where there are a lot of ​stores, ​restaurants, etc. ​close together. Cars are not ​allowed inside a mall, but there is usually an ​area for them to ​park in outside: Shoppers arrived early at the mall for the Black Friday ​sales. Bangkok's modern, multi-storey malls are a shopper's paradise. Visit Festival Bay Mall at International Drive, Orlando.
(Definition of mall from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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