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  1. An establishment that sells goods or services to the public; originally only a physical location, but now a virtual establishment as well.
  2. A place where things are manufactured or crafted; a workshop.
  3. A large garage where vehicle mechanics work.
  4. Workplace; office. Used mainly in expressions such as shop talk, closed shop and shop floor.
  5. A variety of classes taught in junior or senior high school that teach vocational skill.
  6. An establishment where a barber or beautician works.
  7. An act of shopping, especially routine shopping for food and other domestic supplies.
  8. (figuratively, uncountable) Discussion of business or professional affairs.
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  10. Examples:
    1. “Homer stumbled upon a spooky shop selling forbidden objects from places men feared to tread, as well as frozen yogurt.”
      “The brothers would work together in a small auto repair shop.”
      “This is where I do my weekly shop.”
  1. A person who shops.
  2. A free local newspaper containing advertisements for local shops etc; sometimes includes discount coupons.
  3. A kind of bicycle suited to riding short distances.
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  5. Examples:
    1. “A woman contacted police after she was punched in the face by a shopper claiming she had jumped the queue.”
      “Good quality veneered furniture, reconstituted stone, granite sheeting do a job and will tick all the boxes for the discerning yet canny shopper.”
      “The first time I used a personal shopper was five years ago, when I lived in Toronto.”
  1. Searching for or buying goods or services.
  2. Recently bought goods.
  3. An area's combination of stores and other infrastructure and products available for people who want to shop.
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  5. Examples:
    1. “I took a break from my shopping to have a nice cup of coffee with a croissant at a café.”
  1. (uncountable) The action of stealing goods from a shop; the action of the verb shoplift.
  2. (countable) A theft from a shop during trading hours.
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  4. Examples:
    1. “For thieves it is easier than burglary, robbery, shoplifting or mugging.”
  1. One who shops very frequently.
  2. Common term applied to someone suffering from oniomania.
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  4. Examples:
    1. “Kristen was well known for being a shopaholic and Tom didn't want to be anywhere near her when she was let loose in a mall.”
      “Even the most compulsive shopaholic would have difficulty filling the vast boot.”
      “For the shopaholic, there's an endless search for objects to satisfy a sense of inner longing or hunger.”
  1. A trader who sells goods in a shop, or by retail, in distinction from one who sells by wholesale, or sells door to door.
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  3. Examples:
    1. “On being asked to leave he accused the shopkeeper of being a terrorist and playing a part in the bombings.”
      “A petty thief is seen pulling off a cheap scam on a shopkeeper by a major league con-artist who recruits him for a big job.”
      “A Quigney shopkeeper, who wished to be anonymous, lambasted people's irresponsible behaviour during this period.”
  1. The side of a shop that faces the street, usually having display windows.
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  3. Examples:
    1. “The gunmen sprayed the shopfront, shattering glass and pock-marking the walls as holidaymakers screamed and ducked.”
      “Passengers were boarding a double-decker in Crawley, West Sussex, when another bus hit it from behind before crashing into a shopfront.”
      “And the famous shopfront cover design has disappointingly been replaced with something less iconic.”
  1. A fanciful spelling of shop, chiefly used in the names of businesses to give an air of old-fashionedness.
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  3. Examples:
    1. “She walked past him, unseeing, as she looked at the flowers in a nearby window of a floral shoppe.”
      “He jogged down the wooden stairs that connected the shoppe to their house and gathered her in a hug, swinging her around.”
      “Whether it's wedding shops and ladies tennis or trips to the tea shoppe and the ballet, only the most lady-like of activities will do.”
  1. A person who shoplifts, one who steals from shops.
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  3. Examples:
    1. “A shoplifter went prepared for thieving with a specially adapted carrier bag designed to stop alarms going off.”
      “In the chase incident, he entered a shop to find the owner struggling with an alleged shoplifter.”
      “The shoplifter and the late-night brawler go to court, whilst the tax-evader and the industrial polluter go to their club.”
  1. A person who works in a shop; a shop assistant
  2. Examples:
    1. “In October another shopworker was subjected to a similar ordeal by a knife-wielding raider.”
      “Although detectives were aware that the shopworker was in immediate danger, they did not know why he was being targeted.”
      “Police have issued an appeal for three witnesses who may be able to provide clues to the abduction and assault of a Sheffield shopworker.”
  1. A girl or young woman who works in a shop. A saleswoman.
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  3. Examples:
    1. “Early on she worked as a shopgirl in a jewelry store on the Ponte Vecchio in Florence.”
      “Her Justine is a bored shopgirl inhabiting a soul-destroying existence in deepest Texas.”
      “His first novella, Shopgirl, received solid reviews when it was published two years ago.”
  1. (informal) A long session of shopping.
  1. The state or condition of being shoppy.
  1. A boy employed in a shop.
  1. (dated) A young woman who works in a shop.
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  1. Someone who owns a shop.
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  3. Examples:
    1. “Abid Ali Majeed, 75, a shopowner, complained that the killers should never have been allowed so close to a populated area.”
      Shopowner and self-confessed loony Roly Gillard has resorted to handing out funny money to boost trade.”
  1. The business of operating a shop
  2. Examples:
    1. “The most common commercial activities are in construction, tourism, transportation, and small-scale shopkeeping.”
      “Redmonds shop of Oola closed last Friday, as Joan and Joe Redmond have retired from shopkeeping.”
      “For Derek shopkeeping is in his family's blood, with grandparents, uncles, aunties and nieces all running shops.”
  1. (rare) The way that leads to a shop.
  1. Someone who goes to a shop.
  1. (obsolete) A shoplifter.
  1. (informal) A shopkeeper.
  2. Examples:
    1. “In Manhattan alone, you should not be able to walk two blocks Thursday night without a shopkeep handing you a glass of Champagne.”
      “The new time clock feature is available in the latest version of the ShopKeep POS app that is easily downloadable in the App Store.”
      “Developed by a wine retailer, ShopKeep POS is a complete iPad point-of-sale system designed for independent retailers.”
  1. plural of shoplifting
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  3. Examples:
    1. “In high school, he bleached his hair and began a series of shopliftings and bicycle thefts.”
      “And we hardly even consider the countless robberies, shopliftings, burglaries, carjackings, kidnappings, stalkings, intimidations and harassments.”
  1. plural of shopaholic
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  3. Examples:
    1. “Thrift is the bleakest of all the virtues, especially in an era of consumerism, credit cards, and shopaholics.”
      “Among the shopaholics, 48 per cent stuck to the city centre and 35 per cent ventured to the Trafford Centre.”
      “But their success will depend upon satisfying an increasingly demanding generation of trendy shopaholics.”
  1. plural of shopworker
  2. Examples:
    1. “These range from stabbings to violent assaults so serious that some shopworkers are scared of actually going back on the shopfloor.”
      “A campaign to stem the rising levels of violence and verbal abuse facing shopworkers has been backed by Leigh MP Andy Burnham.”
      “So I say leave Christmas Day alone, shopworkers want to be with their families at this time of year, not stuck behind some checkout.”
  1. plural of shoplifter
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  3. Examples:
    1. “The Canada goose was spotted on CCTV cameras and four security officers, used to collaring shoplifters, were sent to apprehend it.”
      “It cites problems with beggars harassing shoppers, illegal street traders, shoplifters and pickpockets, litter, assault and robbery.”
      “Some conclude that by the 1840s pickpockets and shoplifters alike tended to be adults and professional thieves.”
  1. plural of shopkeeper
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  3. Examples:
    1. “Statistics show the four-story mall accommodates a total of 11 shops and some 120 shopkeepers.”
      “He would see himself mouth angry words back at the idling grinning shopkeepers, that would wipe away for ever the pasty smile off their faces.”
      “One thinks of the shopkeepers and craftsmen in and around the Agora with whom Socrates passed the time of day.”
  1. plural of shopathon
  1. plural of shopfront
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  3. Examples:
    1. “Traditional shopfronts are being replaced by less attractive modern shopfronts.”
      “Sand covers Swan Street and the wooden shopfronts are overhung by balconies.”
      “Funding will also be available for the reinstatement of traditional shopfronts or other architectural features.”
  1. plural of shopowner
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  3. Examples:
    1. “We sent a circular to the shopowners asking them not to park their cars on Brigade Road.”
  1. plural of shopgirl
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  3. Examples:
    1. “One would be in the midst of a lot of actors, and besides, they're really only good for impressing shopgirls.”
      “The Sin of Madelon Claudet was another hugely successful exemplar of the crime-and-punishment cryfests that shopgirls and housewives took to heart.”
  1. plural of shopgoer
  2. Examples:
    1. “This was quite a common practice among the shopgoers, for somebody to guard the place while another person was checking what was on sale.”
      “They had been a high-profile curiosity on Oxford Street, London's shopping center, for months as they moved with vigor among the shopgoers and tourists.”
  1. plural of shopkeep
  1. plural of shopway
  1. plural of shopper
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  3. Examples:
    1. “By day abustle with tourist buses, sightseers and shoppers, the village changes character as night falls.”
      “A pedestrian crossing in Church Street has been broken for weeks leaving blind shoppers unable to gauge when to cross the busy road.”
      “Sales fever gripped Salisbury as thousands of shoppers flocked to the city this week to snap up post-Christmas bargains.”
  1. plural of shopboy
  1. plural of shoppe
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  3. Examples:
    1. “More matronly sorts opt instead for ye olde-style tea shoppes and here you can eavesdrop over a discreet pot of Darjeeling.”
      “There are a great number of shoppes that sell all kinde of orfall and tripes.”
      “If we stick to those basics, we'll always achieve success for our individual shoppes and for our company.”
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