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Definition of "big-box" []

  • Of or relating to a very large retail establishment built as a massive, free-standing structure (adjective)

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Use "big-box" in a sentence
  • "Reliance at one time considered making an investment of its own in French big-box Carrefour."
  • "San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera says the ordinance, passed last year, had originally contained an exemption for grocery stores and so-called big-box stores with pharmacies under the same roof."
  • "And the explosion of malls and so-called big-box stores meant that shopping had graduated from being a necessity or occasional pleasure to a central form of entertainment, a destination that kept people out of the house while they 'shopped till they dropped.'"