Meaning of OUTLET in English



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

...the largest retail ~ in the city.

N-COUNT: usu supp N


An ~ or an ~ store is a place which sells slightly damaged or outdated goods from a particular manufacturer, or goods that it made in greater quantities than needed.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

N-COUNT: also N n


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

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

= channel

N-COUNT: oft N for n


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

...a warm air ~.



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


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