Definition of shopping center in English:

shopping center

noun

  • An area or complex of stores with adjacent parking.

    • ‘There is a choice of shopping centres within the area and a number of schools nearby.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Having taken a bus into the heart of the city, he'd sat in malls and shopping centres until they had closed.’
    • ‘Numerous outlets for takeaway foods are open along the main roads, in food halls and shopping centres.’
    • ‘The majority of booths will be in railway stations, airports, shopping centres and supermarkets.’
    • ‘Supermarkets and shopping centres need substantial extra parking spaces.’
    • ‘High occupancy rates have been seen in prime shopping centres and areas.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘A number of supermarkets and shopping centres have them, but many more are needed.’
    • ‘By Friday, 207 acres could change hands in Southside for development of what would rank as one of the area's largest shopping centers.’
    • ‘However, it was discovered that there are no litter bins in the area of the shopping centre.’
    • ‘It is also looking for new properties located in town centres, shopping centres and retail parks.’
    • ‘Currently, there are 11 shopping centers, six traditional markets, and 2,102 shops in the municipality.’
    • ‘Due to limited manpower, only 831 department stores, shopping centers, warehouses and supermarkets were inspected yesterday.’
    • ‘The company makes a variety of cookies and has shops in railway stations and shopping centres across the UK.’
    • ‘Now the growth of big rural shopping centres is bringing shoppers out of town.’
    • ‘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.’
    shopping precinct, shopping complex, mall, shopping mall, arcade, shopping arcade, galleria, parade, shopping parade
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Pronunciation

shopping center

/ˈSHäpiNG ˌsen(t)ər/