Definition of shopping centre in English:

shopping centre


  • An area or complex of shops.

    • ‘However, it was discovered that there are no litter bins in the area of the shopping centre.’
    • ‘Currently, there are 11 shopping centers, six traditional markets, and 2,102 shops in the municipality.’
    • ‘Motorists were stopped in car parks and shopping centres and offered the opportunity to have a free check carried out.’
    • ‘Marchers stopped at shopping centers and supermarkets along the route to ask for food donations.’
    • ‘It is also looking for new properties located in town centres, shopping centres and retail parks.’
    • ‘High occupancy rates have been seen in prime shopping centres and areas.’
    • ‘By Friday, 207 acres could change hands in Southside for development of what would rank as one of the area's largest shopping centers.’
    • ‘A number of supermarkets and shopping centres have them, but many more are needed.’
    • ‘Supermarkets and shopping centres need substantial extra parking spaces.’
    • ‘There is a choice of shopping centres within the area and a number of schools nearby.’
    • ‘The company makes a variety of cookies and has shops in railway stations and shopping centres across the UK.’
    • ‘Due to limited manpower, only 831 department stores, shopping centers, warehouses and supermarkets were inspected yesterday.’
    • ‘Numerous outlets for takeaway foods are open along the main roads, in food halls and shopping centres.’
    • ‘So if it is to continue to compete as a regional shopping centre, the new shops have to be in the city centre.’
    • ‘The bottom floor of the shopping centre had regular shops, but the top level was a nightmare.’
    • ‘My nephew opened a small deli restaurant in our shopping center.’
    • ‘It was one of those strangely placed stores in shopping centres which crop up more and more nowadays.’
    • ‘The majority of booths will be in railway stations, airports, shopping centres and supermarkets.’
    • ‘Now the growth of big rural shopping centres is bringing shoppers out of town.’
    • ‘Having taken a bus into the heart of the city, he'd sat in malls and shopping centres until they had closed.’
    shopping precinct, shopping complex, galleria
    marketplace, mart, flea market, fair, bazaar, piazza
    plaza, strip mall
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shopping centre