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Opted to construct store (5)

Ross

I believe the answer is:

depot

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Here is my best explanation:

'store' is the definition.
('depot' can be a synonym of 'store')

'opted to construct' is the wordplay.
'to construct' indicates an anagram.
'opted' is an anagram of 'DEPOT'.

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(Other definitions for depot that I've seen before include "regimental HQ", "Military HQ", "Base", "Store for large quantities", "Large storage site", "Storage location", "Place where buses and trains are kept", "Storage base", "In the station" and "Storehouse or main bus station (5)".)

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