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shopping centre
▪ He had to go through the shopping centre to get there, and the market-place.
▪ I ended up dining in a Pizza Hut in the basement of the shopping centre, the only customer in the place.
▪ It is an old market town with a good shopping centre.
▪ Similarly a group of retailers located in a particular shopping centre may combine forces to advertise that centre as a whole.
▪ Six others were found and made safe after a nineteen hour search of the shopping centre.
▪ The Tropical Plants experts as the team was to be called were all seen tending the plants throughout the shopping centre.
▪ When it would not light they ran off, leaving the injured boy in a shed near a Leeds shopping centre.
▪ Where new road patterns or a new shopping centre affect trade, appeal.
shopping centre

alt. (context British English) A large retail outlet consisting of several shops. n. (context British English) A large retail outlet consisting of several shops.

shopping centre

n. 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" [syn: plaza, mall, center, shopping mall, shopping center]