Definition of department store in English:

department store

Syllabification: de·part·ment store


  • A large store stocking many varieties of goods in different departments.
    More example sentences
    • The wife frequently shopped at a large department store for which she had a store card.
    • I feel no urge to spend my weekends at the garden centre, the department store or the furniture warehouse.
    • I pointed across the street at the record store, stuck quietly between a hair salon and a department store.

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