Definition of shopping center in English:

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shopping center

Pronunciation: /ˈSHäpiNG ˌsen(t)ər/

noun

An area or complex of stores with adjacent parking.
Example sentences
  • There is a choice of shopping centres within the area and a number of schools nearby.
  • So if it is to continue to compete as a regional shopping centre, the new shops have to be in the city centre.
  • However, it was discovered that there are no litter bins in the area of the shopping centre.
Synonyms
(shopping) mall, shopping complex, plaza, megamall, mini-mall, strip mall, marketplace, galleria

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Syllabification: shop·ping cen·ter

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