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storehouse

noun [C] uk   /ˈstɔː.haʊs/ us    /ˈstɔːr-/ US ( UK warehouse)
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 storehouse for months because a strike has prevented distribution. We bought both couches from a big furniture storehouse.
Translations of “storehouse”
in Chinese (Traditional) 貨倉,倉庫批發店, 大型零售商店…
in Chinese (Simplified) 货仓,仓库批发店, 大型零售商店…
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