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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She could trim a hat, make molasses candy, recite "Curfew shall not ring to-night," and play "The Lost Chord" and a pot-pourri from "Carmen." When she tried to extend the field of her activities in the direction of stenography and book-keeping her health broke down, and six months on her feet behind the counter of a department store did not tend to restore it.
And Miss Dorn, who shot at the moving ducks at Coney every Sunday and worked in a department store, sat on the bottom step and sniffed.
One day, to take advantage of a department store bargain sale, she crossed the bay to San Francisco.
"I've had enough things thrown at me, since I left you, to stock a department store and furnish half a dozen bargain-counters."
She had strong views on the subject of octopus-like department stores, and never lost an opportunity of airing them.
Here everything that was dear to a little girl's heart was supplied in profusion, and nothing so rich and beautiful could ever have been found in the biggest department stores in America.
The psy- chology of the Western farmer will concern him, and the tone of the daily press, and the methods of department stores. It will be his aim to know the subtle chemistry of public opinion, and to adapt the telephone service to the shifting moods and necessities of the times.
After reaching near saturation point - and leading to an overall loss of identity of the department store - department store chains have reverted to developing their own brands.
The research question was: given a choice, would patrons at an urban shopping mall prefer ramps or steps as a means to ascent/descent a five foot three inch height at a department store. Although the University of Minnesota (Matross, 1981) surveyed both students with foot three inch height at a department store.
Few department store companies have escaped the turmoil, as they either have become victims of recent takeovers or have restructured to avoid becoming targets.
Either those pricey little bottles are passed under the table from a prestige outlet (like a department store) to an unauthorized mass distributor who then moves it out to drug stores and street vendors, or they are diverted to the U.S.
Hayashi Department Store, located in southern Taiwan's Tainan City, is celebrating its fifth anniversary with a series of in-store events such as limited edition product launches, music lectures and a special exhibition.

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