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English definition of “big-box”

big-box

adjective [before noun]    
used to describe a very big store: Several small grocery stores have closed since the opening of a big-box store just outside town. big-box developments
(Definition of big-box adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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