Definition of swap shop in English:

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1An agency that provides a communication channel for people with articles to exchange or trade: radio swap shops remain popular ways to exchange goods in farm communities
More example sentences
  • Also gone was a small swap shop and a burgeoning recycling program.
  • He said: ‘We are taking more needles off the streets than we are giving out, but the purpose of the exchange goes far beyond being just a free needle swap shop.’
  • I came across more than one or two book swap shops on my travels, so if you can part with your book, all the better.
1.1An event to which people are invited to bring articles for exchange or trade.
Example sentences
  • Next to my seat was a brochure advertising Tri-Rail train/bus connections to a week-end swap shop and flea market in the area.

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