department store

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department store

n.
A large retail store offering a variety of merchandise and services and organized in separate departments.

department store

n
(Commerce) a large shop divided into departments selling a great many kinds of goods

depart′ment store`


n.
a large retail store organized into various departments of merchandise.
[1885–90, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.department store - a large retail store organized into departments offering a variety of merchandisedepartment store - a large retail store organized into departments offering a variety of merchandise; commonly part of a retail chain
mercantile establishment, outlet, retail store, sales outlet - a place of business for retailing goods
retail chain - a chain of retail stores
Translations
مَحَلٌّ ذو أَقْسَام مُتَنَوِّعَةمَخْزَن ذو أقْسام مَتَنَوِّعَه
obchodní dům
stormagasin
tavaratalo
robna kuća
deildaskipt stórverslun
デパート
백화점
veleblagovnica
varuhus
ห้างสรรพสินค้า
cửa hàng bách hóa

department store

nKaufhaus nt, → Warenhaus nt

department store

ngrande magazzino

department

(diˈpaːtmənt) noun
a part or section of a government, university, office or shop. The Department of Justice; the sales department.
ˌdepartˈmental adjective
a departmental manager.
department store
a large shop with many different departments selling a wide variety of goods.

department (not departmental) store.
departuredepart

department store

مَحَلٌّ ذو أَقْسَام مُتَنَوِّعَة obchodní dům stormagasin Kaufhaus πολυκατάστημα grandes almacenes tavaratalo grand magasin robna kuća grande magazzino デパート 백화점 warenhuis varemagasin dom towarowy grande armazém, loja de departamentos универмаг varuhus ห้างสรรพสินค้า büyük mağaza cửa hàng bách hóa 百货商店
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