Definition of bookstore in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbo͝okstôr/
(also chiefly British bookshop /-ˌSHäp/)


A store where books are sold.
Example sentences
  • Both of these books are available at bookstores and shops that specialize in bird supplies.
  • Most of those quaint and charming bookstores have sold out to pizzerias and chain stores.
  • The book could be sold in hotels and bookshops on the island and through Tourist Board offices here and overseas.

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Syllabification: book·store

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