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Mall vs. Supermarket

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Mallnoun

A pedestrianised street, especially a shopping precinct.

Supermarketnoun

A large self-service store that sells groceries and, usually, medications, household goods, and/or clothing.

‘I went to the supermarket to buy some food.’;

Mallnoun

An enclosed shopping centre.

Supermarketnoun

A chain of such stores.

Mallnoun

(obsolete) An alley where the game of pall mall was played.

Supermarketnoun

(figurative) A one-stop shop; a place offering a range of products or services.

Mallnoun

A public walk; a level shaded walk, a promenade.

Supermarketnoun

a large self-service grocery store selling groceries and dairy products and household goods

Mallnoun

A heavy wooden mallet or hammer used in the game of pall mall.

Supermarketnoun

a large self-service shop selling foods and household goods.

Mallnoun

(obsolete) The game of polo.

Supermarket

A supermarket is a self-service shop offering a wide variety of food, beverages and household products, organized into sections. This kind of store is larger and has a wider selection than earlier grocery stores, but is smaller and more limited in the range of merchandise than a hypermarket or big-box market.

Mallnoun

(obsolete) An old game played with malls or mallets and balls; pall mall.

Mallverb

to beat with a mall, or mallet; to beat with something heavy; to bruise

Mallverb

to build up with the development of shopping malls

Mallverb

(informal) to shop at the mall

Mallnoun

A large heavy wooden beetle; a mallet for driving anything with force; a maul.

Mallnoun

A heavy blow.

Mallnoun

An old game played with malls or mallets and balls. See Pall-mall.

Mallnoun

A place where the game of mall was played. Hence: A public walk; a level shaded walk.

‘Part of the area was laid out in gravel walks, and planted with elms; and these convenient and frequented walks obtained the name of the City Mall.’;

Mallnoun

Formerly, among Teutonic nations, a meeting of the notables of a state for the transaction of public business, such meeting being a modification of the ancient popular assembly.

‘Councils, which had been as frequent as diets or malls, ceased.’;

Mallnoun

A public access area containing a promenade for pedestrians; as, to gather near the Washington monument on the mall in Washington.

Mallnoun

The paved or grassy strip between two roadways.

Mallnoun

A shopping area with multiple shops and a concourse for predominantly or exclusively pedestrian use; in cities the concourse is usually a city street which may be temporarily or permamently closed to motor vehicles; in suburban areas, a mall is often located on a convenient highway, may be large, contained in one building or in multiple buildings connected by (usually covered) walkways. Also called shopping mall

Mallverb

To beat with a mall; to beat with something heavy; to bruise; to maul.

Mallnoun

a public area set aside as a pedestrian walk

Mallnoun

mercantile establishment consisting of a carefully landscaped complex of shops representing leading merchandisers; usually includes restaurants and a convenient parking area; a modern version of the traditional marketplace;

‘a good plaza should have a movie house’; ‘they spent their weekends at the local malls’;

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