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"Main Street" in American English

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Main Streetnoun [U]

us   /ˈmeɪn ˌstrit/
the street in a town with the most important stores and businesses
People often use Main Street to talk about average Americans and the most typical things about American life: a Main Street jobs program
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"main street" in British English

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main streetnoun

uk   /ˌmeɪn ˈstriːt/ us   /ˌmeɪn ˈstriːt/ US
[C] a street where the most important stores and businesses in a town are
Main Street
[U] a way of talking about about average Americans and the most typical things about American life : a Main Street jobs program
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"Main Street" in Business English

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Main Streetnoun

uk   us   US COMMERCE
[C] also main street, UK high street the street in a town where the most important stores and businesses are: His store is on Main Street. Main Street businesses/stores
[U] small businesses, considered as a group, especially when compared to larger, more powerful companies or organizations: Our Main Street economy is now having to compete with China.
(Definition of Main Street from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “main street”
in Arabic الشارِع الرئيسي…
in Korean 주요 도로…
in Portuguese rua/avenida principal…
in Catalan carrer gran/major…
in Japanese (町の)本通り…
in Chinese (Simplified) 大街,商业街…
in Chinese (Traditional) 大街,商業街…
in Italian via principale al centro di una città con negozi, ecc.…
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