outlet


outlet
outlet out‧let [ˈaʊtlet, -lt] noun [countable]
1. COMMERCE a shop, company, or organization through which products are sold:

• The farmers need to find more outlets for their produce.

• The company managed to improve margins in its high street retail outlets (= shops that are open to members of the public ) .

• an agreement to sell 21 of its factory outlet stores (= shops selling damaged or out-of-date products that have come directly from the factory )

— compare franchise1
ˌcaptive ˈoutlet COMMERCE
a shop that sells the products of one company only
2. a way of making information or entertainment available to the public:

• Knowledge about the environment is reaching a wide audience through films, newspapers, magazines, and other outlets.

• The pictures were available free to all media outlets.

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outlet UK US /ˈaʊtlet/ noun [C]
COMMERCE a store that sells a particular company's products or products of a specific type: »

The supermarket and clothing retail chain has 152 outlets in Ireland, Britain, and Spain.

»

a fast food/designer/electrical outlet

a media/news/TV, etc. outlet — Cf. a news/TV outlet
See also CAPTIVE OUTLET(Cf. ↑captive outlet), FACTORY OUTLET(Cf. ↑factory outlet), RETAIL OUTLET(Cf. ↑retail outlet)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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