“godown” and “warehouse”

In terms of meaning there is no difference. Both refer to a large building where materials can be stored. But if you were to ask a native speaker of English to come to your godown, he might not understand you. Native speakers do not use the word “godown”; they prefer “warehouse”. The word “godown” is Indian in origin.

The Hindu- ‘Know Your English’ Series, June 7, 2004


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  1. I was thinking myself that “Godown” is different from “Warehouse” due to zakhira andozi. I have given an answer of it in my interview which may be “Wrong” Letc see waht would be ….

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