Meaning of OUTLET in English

OUTLET

transcription, транскрипция: [ aʊtlet ]

( outlets)

1.

An outlet is a shop or organization which sells the goods made by a particular manufacturer.

...the largest retail outlet in the city.

N-COUNT : usu supp N

2.

An outlet or an outlet store is a place which sells slightly damaged or outdated goods from a particular manufacturer, or goods that it made in greater quantities than needed.

...the factory outlet store in Belmont.

N-COUNT : also N n

3.

If someone has an outlet for their feelings or ideas, they have a means of expressing and releasing them.

Her father had found an outlet for his ambition in his work.

= channel

N-COUNT : oft N for n

4.

An outlet is a hole or pipe through which liquid or air can flow away.

...a warm air outlet.

N-COUNT

5.

An outlet is a place, usually in a wall, where you can connect electrical devices to the electricity supply. ( mainly AM; in BRIT, usually use socket )

N-COUNT

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