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Situated, originating from, or taking place outside a town or city.‘a reception for influential out-of-town guests’
- ‘We only have to look to the success of out-of-town shopping and market towns to see that this is the case, so how would closing more streets help achieve this?’
- ‘Residents commute to work in other towns and cities and shop at out-of-town retail parks and supermarkets or even on the Internet.’
- ‘My oldest friend organized a dinner for us and all of our out-of-town guests.’
- ‘Happily, it seems both city centre and out-of-town retailers were prospering at the same time.’
- ‘Some have been hard hit by major retail and out-of-town superstores.’
- ‘It resembles any number of similar units to have sprung up in out-of-town business parks in the past decade.’
- ‘It never rains but it pours - this weekend sees three out-of-town spoken word artists popping up in Montreal.’
- ‘Recent years have seen the rise of online dealers and out-of-town car supermarkets.’
- ‘One option would be for it to move away from its business model as an out-of-town retailer by opening stores in urban areas.’
- ‘Arrangements were then made to rendezvous the following day at hotels or out-of-town shopping centres where the deals were done.’
- ‘Too many out-of-town shopping centres and business parks have merely encouraged car-borne travellers.’
- ‘The retailers have already opened branches in the free-to-park out-of-town shopping centres.’
- ‘The out-of-town discount retailer has made two forays down the path of backwards integration.’
- ‘Most of these streetside vendors in Shanghai are out-of-town people.’
- ‘He frequently opens out-of-town newspapers and reads stories about himself.’
- ‘There isn't a level playing field, so competition between town centre and out-of-town shops is skewed in favour of the latter.’
- ‘People can now shop around the clock - but only if they travel to the out-of-town superstores and shopping outlets.’
- ‘They travel to the city of the out-of-town members when it's their turn to host.’
- ‘The in-town retailers complain about the effect the big out-of-town superstores have on their trade.’
- ‘The trust, meanwhile, argues that a casino might take away some of the income that out-of-town visitors bring to the area.’
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