bricks-and-mortar
adjective see brick-and-mortar

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • bricks-and-mortar — bricksˈ and morˈtar adjective (of a commercial enterprise, etc) not using the Internet to conduct its business • • • Main Entry: ↑brick * * * bricks and mortar UK US adjective only before noun business a bricks and mortar business is a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • bricks and mortar — bricks and mor‧tar [ˌbrɪks ən ˈmɔːtə ǁ ˈmɔːrtər] noun [uncountable] informal PROPERTY buildings such as houses, offices, and factories: • The hospital would cost about £37 million in bricks and mortar and another £10 million for equipment. * * *… …   Financial and business terms

  • bricks-and-mortar — ☆ bricks and mortar [briks′ən môrt′ər] adj. of retail business operations in stores, as distinguished from those strictly using mail or, esp., the Internet: also brick and mortar * * * …   Universalium

  • bricks-and-mortar — ☆ bricks and mortar [briks′ən môrt′ər] adj. of retail business operations in stores, as distinguished from those strictly using mail or, esp., the Internet: also brick and mortar …   English World dictionary

  • bricks and mortar — ► bricks and mortar buildings, especially housing. Main Entry: ↑brick …   English terms dictionary

  • bricks and mortar — noun building material consisting of bricks laid with mortar between them • Hypernyms: ↑building material * * * bricks and mortar Brit : houses and other buildings especially when people consider buying them because of their possible future value …   Useful english dictionary

  • bricks-and-mortar — UK / US adjective [only before noun] business a bricks and mortar business is a traditional business that does not operate on the Internet • See: clicks and mortar …   English dictionary

  • bricks-and-mortar — adj. Bricks and mortar is used with these nouns: ↑retailer …   Collocations dictionary

  • bricks and mortar — UK / US noun [uncountable] a house, flat, or other building considered as property Most of their money is invested in bricks and mortar …   English dictionary

  • bricks and mortar —    An established trading company (office/shop) is referred to as a brick and mortar business.     Click companies refer to internet based operations.    Companies which do both are called bricks and clicks .     Click businesses are usually more …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • bricks-and-mortar — adj. Describes a site that has a physical presence in the real world (as opposed to a virtual presence in the online world). Example Citation: No single company has been able to succeed thus far as an on line threat to brick and mortar shopping… …   New words

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