Definition of shopping centre noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

shopping centre

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noun
BrE BrE//ˈʃɒpɪŋ sentə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈʃɑːpɪŋ sentər//
 
(British English)(North American English shopping center) Public spaces
 
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a group of shops/stores built together, sometimes under one roof See related entries: Public spacesExtra examples A developer in this suburb of Phoenix plans to build a shopping centre. Kendal boasts a modern shopping centre and a museum. The two children were left unattended in the main shopping centre.