Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
outlet /'autlet/
  • danh từ
    • chỗ thoát ra, lối ra; (nghĩa bóng) phương tiện thoả mãn... (chí hướng...)
    • cửa sông (ra biển, vào hồ...)
    • dòng sông, dòng nước (chảy từ hồ...)
    • (thương nghiệp) thị trường, chỗ tiêu thụ; cửa hàng tiêu thụ, cửa hàng đại lý (của một hãng)
    • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) đài phát thanh phụ (phát lại của một hệ thống lớn hơn)
Concise Dictionary
+a place of business for retailing goods
+receptacle providing a place in a wiring system where current can be taken to run electrical devices
+an opening that permits escape or release
+activity that frees or expresses creative energy or emotion

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 way out, exit, egress, loophole, relief, escape, escape hatch, vent, opening, release, safety-valve, discharge:
There seemed to be no outlet for his anger but to throw the cushion at her. The main outlet of the Great Lakes is the St Lawrence river
2 retailer, shop, store, market:
The company is having difficulty finding outlets that will stock its products.
Advanced English Dictionary
noun ~ (for sth)
1 a way of expressing or making good use of strong feelings, ideas or energy: She needed to find an outlet for her many talents and interests. + Sport became the perfect outlet for his aggression.
2 (business) a shop/store or an organization that sells goods made by a particular company or of a particular type: The business has 34 retail outlets in this state alone.
3 (especially AmE) a shop/store that sells goods of a particular make at reduced prices: the Nike outlet in the outlet mall
4 a pipe or hole through which liquid or gas can flow out: a sewage outlet + an outlet hose / pipe
Antonym: INLET
5 (AmE) = SOCKET (1)
Collocation Dictionary

1 place that sells goods of a particular company/type


specialist | high-street, local | commercial, distribution, retail, sales | DIY, fast-food, etc.


~ for
a retail outlet for exotic plants

2 means of releasing energy/strong feeling/talents


emotional | creative


have | find | provide (sb with)
Sport provided an outlet for his energy.
| need


~ for
She needs an outlet for her talents.

3 pipe/hole


electrical, gas, sewage, socket, waste, water


hose, pipe

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