Definition of store-bought in English:

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North American informal
Bought ready-made from a store; not homemade.
Example sentences
  • Eating limited amounts is OK, but it is better to stick to homemade or store-bought bakery goods made with poly- or monounsaturated oils and egg whites.
  • Get rid of the bulky boxes the shoes came in, pop them into homemade or store-bought shoe bags, and line them up in neat rows inside the drawers.
  • I was surprised to see that store-bought, ready-mixed formulas are usually cheaper than hand-mixed.

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