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high street

noun
     
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high street British English
1 [countable]BBT the main street of a town where most of the shops and businesses are:
Camden High Street
in/on the high street
A new bookshop had opened in the high street.
2

the high street

used to talk about shops and the money people spend in them:
This year was exceptionally difficult on the high street.

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