Definition of warehouse noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈweəhaʊs//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwerhaʊs//
Buildings, Manufacturing
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a building where large quantities of goods are stored, especially before they are sent to shops/stores to be sold Wordfindercapacity, industry, just-in-time, labour, lead time, output, raw material, shipping, supply chain, warehouse See related entries: Buildings, ManufacturingExtra examples German police raided a warehouse near Hamburg. He’s a warehouse foreman for a removals firm. He’s a warehouse manager for an import company. The facility has over 6 905 square feet of warehouse space. The offices are situated in a converted warehouse. The whisky was taken to bonded warehouses at Port Dundee. a residential district of warehouses converted into lofts a warehouse filled with crates the warehouse district of New Orleans Police are investigating a fire at a furniture warehouse. The company is planning to sell its warehouses in the north. The gallery is in a former warehouse near the docks.
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