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shopping center

noun
1.
a group of stores within a single architectural plan, supplying most of the basic shopping needs, especially in suburban areas.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40
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  • There was a shopping center there and the planes turned directly over you.
  • Complaints from residents about sewage and grease in the creek led investigators to a nearby shopping center.
  • After that, the government says it may build a shopping center there.
  • The shopping center has won several architectural awards for outstanding design.
  • Drive down the entrance toward the main shopping center building.

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