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Meaning of “shopping mall” in the English Dictionary

"shopping mall" in British English

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shopping mallnoun [C]

uk   us   (also mall) mainly US
a ​large usually ​coveredshoppingarea where ​cars are not ​allowed
(Definition of shopping mall from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"shopping mall" in American English

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shopping mallnoun [C]

 us   /ˈʃɑp·ɪŋ ˌmɔl/
a very ​largebuilding or ​buildingscontaining a lot of ​stores and ​restaurants, usually with ​spaceoutside for ​parking: A shopping mall is no ​longer just a ​place to go to ​buy something, it’s a ​community and ​entertainmentcenter.
(Definition of shopping mall from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"shopping mall" in Business English

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shopping mallnoun [C]

uk   us   US COMMERCE
→  shopping centre
(Definition of shopping mall from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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