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brick-and-mortar

[ brik-uhn-mawr-ter ]
/ ˈbrɪk ənˈmɔr tər /
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adjective
pertaining to conventional stores, businesses, etc., having physical buildings and facilities, as opposed to internet or remote services.
made of bricks and mortar.
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Also bricks-and-mor·tar [briks-uhn-mawr-ter] /ˈbrɪks ənˈmɔr tər/ .

Origin of brick-and-mortar

First recorded in 1860–65 for def. 2; def. 1 in 1985–90

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