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chain store

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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chain storeˈchain store, chainstore /ˈtʃeɪnstɔː $ -stɔːr/ noun [countable]  BBTSHOP/STOREone of a group of shops, all of which are owned by one organization syn chain
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chain storeThis desire in the commercial sector to create a solid, established identity reflects the rise of the chain store.The chain store piloted a 13-week part-time secondment programme in which five employees spent hours working with five voluntary organisations.Separate from these groups was the large mass of youth whose clothes were chain store versions of traditional styles.
From Longman Business Dictionarychain storeˈchain store one of a group of shops in different towns or cities that are all owned by one organization and sell the same productsIn the city centre, there is a pedestrianised shopping area with all your favourite chain stores. store
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