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warehouse

[ noun wair-hous; verb wair-houz, -hous ]
/ noun 藞w蓻蓹r藢ha蕣s; verb 藞w蓻蓹r藢ha蕣z, -藢ha蕣s /
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noun, plural ware路hous路es [wair-hou-ziz]. /藞w蓻蓹r藢ha蕣 z瑟z/.
a building, or a part of one, for the storage of goods, merchandise, etc.
British. a large retail store.
a building, or a part of one, in which wholesalers keep large stocks of merchandise, which they display and sell to retailers.
verb (used with object), ware路housed [wair-houzd], /藞w蓻蓹r藢ha蕣zd/, ware路hous路ing [wair-hou-zing]. /藞w蓻蓹r藢ha蕣 z瑟艐/.
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Origin of warehouse

Middle English word dating back to 1300鈥50; see origin at ware1, house

OTHER WORDS FROM warehouse

min路i路ware路house, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for warehouse

warehouse

noun (藞w蓻蓹藢ha蕣s)
a place where goods are stored prior to their use, distribution, or sale
mainly British a large commercial, esp wholesale, establishment
verb (藞w蓻蓹藢ha蕣z, -藢ha蕣s)
(tr) to store or place in a warehouse, esp a bonded warehouse
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