Definition of shopfront in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈSHäpˌfrənt/


chiefly British
Another term for storefront (sense 1).
Example sentences
  • Sand covers Swan Street and the wooden shopfronts are overhung by balconies.
  • Proposals include brightening up shopfronts and making new pedestrian areas leading onto Drake Street.
  • We need incentives to improve shopfronts and to encourage more distinctive independent shops back into the centre.

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Syllabification: shop·front

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