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store

noun [C]
 
 
/stɔːr/
UK COMMERCE a large building where you can buy many types of goods: The DIY store group has expanded steadily in several main cities. The economic crisis forced the closure of their flagship store. At present, only 6.5% of the group's store managers are women. →  Compare cash-and-carry adjective , megastore , superstore
COMMERCE a place where people go to buy things: We failed to get the right products into the right stores. a grocery/hardware/record store an online store →  See also shop noun
a large building where things are kept until they are needed: a grain/weapons store
[usually plural] a supply of something that is being kept so it can be used later: Gold remains one of the most reliable stores of wealth.
→  See also App Store™ , bookstore , chain store , consignment store , convenience store , cooperative store , department store , destination store , dime store , discount store , drive-in store , drugstore , general store , gift shop , in-store , multiple store , pop-up store , retail store , same-store , ten-cent store , variety store
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