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emporium

noun [C]
 
 
/ɪmˈpɔːriəm/ ( plural emporia, emporiums) old-fashioned
COMMERCE a large store selling a large range of goods, or a store selling a particular type of goods: This chain of discount emporia sells everything from wardrobes to paper clips. Welcome to the Chocolate Emporium - an online store selling every kind of chocolate imaginable.
Translations of “emporium”
in Spanish emporio, gran almacén…
in French centre commercial, grand magasin…
in German der Handelsplatz, das Kaufhaus…
in Chinese (Traditional) 大百貨商場, 專賣店…
in Chinese (Simplified) 大百货商场, 专卖店…
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