shopping precinct

shopping precinct
'shopping .precinct
n BrE
an area in a town where there are a lot of shops and where cars are not allowed

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • shopping precinct — A shopping centre, esp if traffic free • • • Main Entry: ↑precinct shopping precinct see under ↑precinct • • • Main Entry: ↑shop * * * shopping precinct UK US noun [countable] …   Useful english dictionary

  • shopping precinct — ➔ precinct * * * shopping precinct UK US noun [C] UK COMMERCE ► an area of a town or city in which no vehicles are allowed and where there are a lot of stores: »Online buying is four times faster than visiting a shopping precinct …   Financial and business terms

  • shopping precinct — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms shopping precinct : singular shopping precinct plural shopping precincts British an area in a town that contains many different shops and where cars cannot go …   English dictionary

  • shopping precinct — noun shopping mall; shopping centre …   Wiktionary

  • shopping precinct — n (BrE) an area of a town or city where cars are not allowed, so that it is easy for people to walk between the many shops, banks, restaurants, etc. in the precinct. * * * …   Universalium

  • shopping precinct — (British) shopping center, strip mall …   English contemporary dictionary

  • shopping precinct — /ˈʃɒpɪŋ prisɪŋkt/ (say shoping preesingkt) noun British → shopping complex …  

  • shopping precinct — noun (C) BrE an area in a town where there are a lot of shops and where cars are not allowed …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • shopping precinct — / ʃɒpɪŋ ˌpri:sɪŋkt/ noun a part of a town where the streets are closed to traffic so that people can walk about and shop …   Marketing dictionary in english

  • precinct — pre‧cinct [ˈpriːsɪŋkt] noun [countable] 1. an area of a city with many different shops, where cars are not allowed: • The hotel is within five minutes of the main shopping precinct. 2. an area in a city with its own local government, police force …   Financial and business terms

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