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outlet

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈaʊtlet/
SHOP In business, an outlet is a shop that sells one type of product or the products of one company.Shops, markets and auctionsRestaurants and cafesBuildings in general
CHEAP SHOP US a shop that sells goods for a lower price than usualShops, markets and auctionsRestaurants and cafesBuildings in general
EXPRESS a way for someone to express an emotion, idea, or ability: She needs a job that will provide an outlet for her creative talent.Opportunity Freedom to act
WAY OUT a place where a liquid or gas can flow out of somethingPlumbing and pipes and sewageMovement of liquids
CONNECTION US ( UK/US socket) a place where you can connect a wire on a piece of electrical equipment: an electrical outletElectrical switches and connections
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