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builders' merchant

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Definition of builders' merchant in English:

noun

A supplier of construction materials.
Example sentences
  • Your local builders' merchant will sell wood beading that you can paint to match the skirting.
  • In Ireland the group is the leading builders' merchants and DIY retailer.
  • The boundaries between builders' merchants and DIY operators is becoming increasingly blurred.

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