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consignment shop

Syllabification: con·sign·ment shop
(or consignment store)

Definition of consignment shop in English:

noun

A store that sells secondhand items (typically clothing and accessories) on behalf of the original owner, who receives a percentage of the selling price.
Example sentences
  • The other day us three girls went to a cool consignment store that is located dangerously close to where I live.
  • The fact that you've turned your used clothes over to a consignment store doesn't mean you should get used.
  • Fearing bankruptcy, his wife also sold off many of their belongings at this consignment store.

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