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minichain (plural minichains)
- A small chain (in various senses).
2008 May 10, Eric Konigsberg, “Imagining a Cipriani Dining Place Without Those Family-Invented Bellinis”, in New York Times:
- Interviews with people in the restaurant business on Friday suggest that it would not be easy or even practical for the Ciprianis to continue to operate as a dry minichain, but that resourcefulness might go a long way.