Meaning of “mart” in the English Dictionary

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"mart" in British English

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martnoun [ C ]

uk /mɑːt/ us /mɑːrt/ mainly US and Irish English

a market or shopping centre:

He runs a food mart in Richmond.
discount marts

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

"mart" in American English

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martnoun [ C ]

us /mɑrt/

a market or place where goods are sold:

I’ll pick up some snacks at the food mart on the corner.

(Definition of “mart” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"mart" in Business English

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martnoun [ C ]

uk /mɑːt/ us COMMERCE

a store or shopping centre:

The company thinks a smaller mart featuring health-care products would succeed.

mainly UK a market, usually for buying and selling animals:

The cows and sheep were taken to the auction mart in Penrith.


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