shopping mall

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shopping mall

1. An urban shopping area limited to pedestrians.
2. A shopping center with stores and businesses facing a system of enclosed walkways for pedestrians.

shopping mall

(Commerce) a large enclosed shopping centre


(mɔl; Brit. also mæl for 4 )

1. a large retail complex containing stores and restaurants in adjacent buildings or in a single large building.
2. an urban street lined with shops and closed off to motor vehicles.
3. a large area with shade trees used as a public walk or promenade.
4. a strip of land separating two roadways.
[1635–45; by ellipsis from pall-mall]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: mall - mercantile establishment consisting of a carefully landscaped complex of shops representing leading merchandisersshopping mall - mercantile establishment consisting of a carefully landscaped complex of shops representing leading merchandisers; usually includes restaurants and a convenient parking area; a modern version of the traditional marketplace; "a good plaza should have a movie house"; "they spent their weekends at the local malls"
food court - an area (as in a shopping mall) where fast food is sold (usually around a common eating area)
mercantile establishment, outlet, retail store, sales outlet - a place of business for retailing goods
مَرْكِز تِجاري كَبير
nákupní areál
obchodné nákupné stredisko
nakupovalno središče


(ʃop) noun
1. a place where goods are sold. a baker's shop.
2. a workshop, or a place where any kind of industry is carried on. a machine-shop.
verbpast tense, past participle shopped
(often go shopping) to visit shops for the purpose of buying. We shop on Saturdays; She goes shopping once a week.
ˈshopper noun
1. a person who is shopping. The street was full of shoppers.
2. a large bag used when shopping.
ˈshopping noun
1. the activity of buying goods in shops. Have you a lot of shopping to do?; (also adjective) a shopping-list.
2. the goods bought. He helped her carry her shopping home; (also adjective) a shopping-basket / bag.
shop assistant (American ˈsalesclerk, *clerk)
a person employed in a shop to serve customers.
shop floor
the workers in a factory or workshop, as opposed to the management.
ˈshopkeeper noun
a person who runs a shop of his own.
ˈshoplifter noun
a person who steals goods from a shop.
ˈshoplifting noun
shopping centre
a place, often a very large building, where there is a large number of different shops.
shopping mall noun
(also mall) (American) a shopping centre in which traffic is usually not allowed.
shop around
to compare prices, quality of goods etc at several shops before buying anything.
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"We are sure that this expansion will meet with growing demand of lessors and buyers, strengthening the position of the shopping mall also in the future," he said.
Markets and shopping malls are crowded with children and women anxious to buy their Eid dresses, bangles, shoes, makeup materials and other items.
Shopping malls and retail outlets can remain open 24 hours a day until the end of the holy month of Ramadan, without obtaining prior approval, the Ministry of Commerce and Industry has announced.
Kochi (Kerala) [India] April 9 (ANI/NewsVoir): OCS India, has been named as the "Best Agency - 2018-19" by Lulu International Shopping Mall Pvt.
With an investment of euro4 million euros, the interior and exterior of the shopping mall will undergo radical change."A large part of the ground floor space is changing to a shopping arcade with over 25 grocery and fashion stores," said Peter O#269ovan, a manager from Immofinanz, as cited by the SITA newswire.
Last September, a new branch of the New City Commercial Center (NCCC) Mall in Buhangin district was also hit by a minor blaze, nine months after its shopping mall in Maa was razed by a massive fire that led to the deaths of 38 people, mostly workers of a business process outsourcing (BPO) company that leased a part of the burned-down establishment.
The new shopping mall will offer clothing, books, restaurants and cafes.
Dubai: Majid Al Futtaim has launched its 10 regional health awareness campaign 'Feel the Beat,' offering complimentary cardio-health screening for women at shopping malls in the UAE, Bahrain, Egypt, Lebanon and Oman.
"Investigators confirm the death of 56 people in the Kemerovo shopping mall fire," Petrenko said.
Safa Gold is the second largest shopping mall in the town situated in some busiest F-7 Markaz where large number of locals and other foreigners visit daily for shopping and other entertainments.
The new shopping mall built at a cost of Dh68.5 million ($18.6 million) in fast-growing community of Al Dhait will bring 30 top lifestyle brands - of which several are set to make their debut in Ras Al Khaimah - besides other dining options closer to residents and providing convenient access to meet their daily shopping needs.