- chain′ store`n.bus a retail store that is part of a chain•Etymology: 1905–10, amer.
From formal English to slang. 2014.
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chain store — ➔ store1 * * * chain store UK US noun [C] (also chain) ► COMMERCE a store that is part of a chain of similar stores selling the same type of product, and that are all owned and controlled by the same organization: »The shopping complex hosts a… … Financial and business terms
chain store — also chain|store [ˈtʃeınsto: US sto:r] n one of a group of shops, all of which are owned by one organization = ↑chain … Dictionary of contemporary English
chain store — chain stores also chain store N COUNT A chain store is one of several similar shops that are owned by the same person or company, especially one that sells a variety of things … English dictionary
chain store — ☆ chain store n. any of a chain of retail stores … English World dictionary
chain store — chain ,store noun count one of a group of stores that all belong to the same person or company … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
chain store — ► NOUN ▪ one of a series of shops owned by one firm and selling the same goods … English terms dictionary
Chain store — A Kmart chain store A Wal Mar … Wikipedia
chain store — one of a group of retail stores under the same ownership and selling similar merchandise. [1905 10, Amer.] * * * ▪ retailing operation any of two or more retail stores having the same ownership and selling the same lines of goods. Chain… … Universalium
chain store — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms chain store : singular chain store plural chain stores one of a group of shops that all belong to the same person or company … English dictionary
chain-store — see chain store … English dictionary