department store

noun
Updated on: 18 Nov 2017

Definition of department store

:a store having separate sections for a wide variety of goods

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First Known Use of department store

1887


DEPARTMENT STORE Defined for English Language Learners

department store

noun

Definition of department store for English Language Learners

  • : a large store that has separate areas in which different kinds of products are sold


DEPARTMENT STORE Defined for Kids

department store

noun

Definition of department store for Students

:a store having individual departments for different kinds of goods


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