outlet outlet  /ˈaʊt ˌlɛt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a place of business for retailing goods
  2. (n) receptacle providing a place in a wiring system where current can be taken to run electrical devices
  3. (n) an opening that permits escape or release
  4. (n) activity that frees or expresses creative energy or emotion

Usage(s):

  1. Pay-O-Matic, which operates 100 outlets in New York City, recently launched a debit card that earns 3% annual interest on the unused balance.
  2. The world's largest retailer is opening its first store in the world's second-largest country but consumers can't shop there and the outlet doesn't carry the Wal-Mart brand.
  3. The strictures were chiefly aimed to make the outlets more independent of the networks.

News

  1. Development Partner: Foxwoods Outlet Mall Construction To Begin 'Shortly'

    Get Business Mobile Text Alerts The long-delayed construction of an 85-store outlet mall at Foxwoods Resort Casino is on track to get underway this year, a senior executive in the partnership developing the project said last week.        
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Hartford Courant

  2. Farmers Outlet market opens Friday in West Boise

    The Farmers Outlet will feature produce from 13 farmers at first, but owner Terry Gillette hopes to have 50 farms represented by the end of the season in November.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Idaho Statesman

  3. Beef Jerky Outlet in Dundee, Michigan Welcomes NASCAR Fans for June 2013 Races at the Michigan International Speedway

    The Beef Jerky Outlet in Dundee, Michigan welcomes NASCAR fans for the June 2013 races at the Michigan International Speedway. The Beef Jerky Outlet Franchise is a national retail franchise featuring beef, turkey, wild game jerky and premium snack foods. (PRWeb June 10, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10809602.htm
    on June 10, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. "There's a Republican or right wing media outlet ...... that went after my wife for awhile in a way that I thought was just completely out of bounds," Obama said on CBS's "The Early Show."
    on Nov 3, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. "I am looking forward to moving into another form of what I feel is another creative outlet for me and that would be acting," said Christina Aguilera.
    on Jun 26, 2007 By: Christina Aguilera Source: NDTV.com

  3. Roberts, 40, says that life would involve having "my own creative outlet, even if it's silly needlework and stuff like that."
    on Nov 5, 2007 By: Julia Roberts Source: FOXNews

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