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department store

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdepartment storedeˈpartment ˌstore ●●○ noun [countable]  SHOP/STOREa large shop that is divided into separate departments, each selling a different type of goods
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department storeThe same uneasy juxtaposition of man and technology is evident if you take the lift in a department store.So I became a shoe salesman in a department store that had a predominantly black clientele.The Edel MacBride label is already familiar to Chicago with clothing being sold at a large department store in the city.The department store chain will consolidate its regional businesses into its Schaumburg, Illinois.
From Longman Business Dictionarydepartment storedeˈpartment storeCOMMERCE a large shop that is divided into separate departments, each selling a different type of goodsMost large department stores now offer in-house credit cards. store
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