Definition of chain store in English:

chain store

Syllabification: chain store


  • One of a series of stores owned by one company and selling the same merchandise.
    More example sentences
    • The only two stores were a mall chain store and the local head shop.
    • The bookstore is to be replaced by a chain store that sells everything for walkers.
    • It's the name of a French chain store that sells high-quality frozen foods.

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