Definition of storefront in English:


Syllabification: store·front
Pronunciation: /ˈstôrˌfrənt


North American
  • 1The facade of a store.
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    • Groups of 100 to 1,000 would congregate outside a Chinese laundry and launch a hail of rocks and stones to smash windows, storefronts, and doors.
    • The architects approached the design by thinking of the store as having two facades: the exterior storefront and the interior wall.
    • Aluminum extrusions also enjoy wide use as frames for doors and windows and in storefronts.
  • 2A room or set of rooms facing the street on the ground floor of a commercial building, typically used as a store: [as modifier]: a bright storefront eatery
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    • Their home is one of an isolated clutch of doleful, boxy structures, their alimentary needs met by a tiny storefront shop, their streets unlit, even unpaved.
    • The restaurant occupies a matchbox-size space among the storefront shops on Sullivan Street.
    • He spent time in the coffee shops and storefronts, building relationships.

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