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Definitions for carrefour
ˈkær əˌfʊər, ˌkær əˈfʊərcar·refour

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. intersection, crossroad, crossway, crossing, carrefournoun

    a junction where one street or road crosses another


  1. Carrefour

    Carrefour (French pronunciation: [kaʁfuʁ] (listen)) is a French multinational retail and wholesaling corporation headquartered in Massy, France. The eighth-largest retailer in the world by revenue, it operates a chain of hypermarkets, groceries stores and convenience stores, which as of December 2021, comprises its 13,894 stores in over 30 countries.


  1. carrefour

    Carrefour is a French multinational retail corporation that operates a chain of supermarkets, hypermarkets, and convenience stores around the world. It is one of the largest retail chains in the world. The word "carrefour" is a French term that means "crossroads."


  1. Carrefour

    Carrefour S.A. is a French multinational retailer headquartered in Boulogne Billancourt, France, in Greater Paris. It is one of the largest hypermarket chains in the world, the second largest retail group in the world in terms of revenue, and the third largest in profit. Carrefour operates mainly in Europe, Argentina, Brazil, China, Dominican Republic, United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Saudi Arabia, but also has shops in North Africa and other parts of Asia, with most stores being of smaller size than hypermarket or even supermarket. Carrefour means "crossroads" and "public square" in French. Previously the company head office was in Levallois-Perret, also in Greater Paris.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of carrefour in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of carrefour in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of carrefour in a Sentence

  1. Edmund Shing:

    It would be appear to be more of the same for Tesco. We all know that pricing pressure on retailers is intense, in particular on clothing retailers and supermarkets, what we need to remember is that any far-reaching restructuring of a former high-flyer like Tesco takes time, as we saw before with Carrefour in France, and requires significant management time and investment.

  2. Dave Lewis:

    Suppliers to Carrefour might think if any of Tesco's attitude in dealing with suppliers rubs off on Carrefour – that's a positive thing.

  3. Le Maire:

    Carrefour is a very strong company and I fully trust Carrefour to improve its model and to develop a new distribution model, but having Carrefour being bought by a foreign company would be a major difficulty for all of us.

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