Definition of big box in English:

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big box


[usually as modifier] North American informal
A very large store that sells goods at discount prices, especially one specializing in a particular type of merchandise: a big box store in the 'burbs
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  • Yes, there is heavy competition from big box outlets, specialty stores and the Internet.
  • Will Huntington Drive surrender its decrepit auto-body shops only to make way for chain stores and big boxes?
  • Only big box stores offered extended warranties for them back then.

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