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warehouse

noun [C] uk   /ˈweə.haʊs/  us   /ˈwer-/ UK (US storehouse)
C2 a large building for storing things before they are sold, used, or sent out to shops, or a large shop selling a large number of a particular product at a cheap rate: The goods have been sitting in a warehouse for months because a strike has prevented distribution. We bought both sofas from a big furniture warehouse that's just off the motorway.
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verb [T] uk   /ˈweə.haʊs/  us   /ˈwer-/ UK
to store something in a warehouse: The division was only able to sell 40 systems, leaving 80 units warehoused and unsold.
warehousing
noun [U] uk   us  
The company has sold its warehousing and distribution operation.
Translations of “warehouse”
in Korean 창고…
in Arabic مَخْزَن…
in Portuguese armazém, depósito…
in Catalan magatzem…
in Japanese 倉庫…
in Italian magazzino, deposito…
in Chinese (Traditional) 貨倉,倉庫批發店, 大型零售商店…
in Russian склад…
in Turkish ambar, depo…
in Chinese (Simplified) 货仓,仓库批发店, 大型零售商店…
in Polish magazyn…
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