Definition of chain store in English:

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chain store

Pronunciation: /ˈCHān ˌstô(ə)r/


One of a series of stores owned by one company and selling the same merchandise.
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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Syllabification: chain store

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