Definition of drugstore in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈdrʌɡstɔː/


North American
A pharmacy which also sells toiletries and other articles.
Example sentences
  • Virtually all pharmacies, including neighborhood drugstores, sell medication in whatever quantity a physician prescribes.
  • Hearing protection devices, like earplugs, earmuffs and canal caps, are sold in drugstores and hardware stores.
  • For much of the century, comics had traditionally been sold in drugstores and news-stands.

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