Definition of shop window in English:

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shop window

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1A window of a shop, in which goods are displayed: looking in a shop window
More example sentences
  • People in Dublin stood in stunned silence outside of a shop window displaying dozens of televisions playing the surreal images.
  • Bananas were displayed in a London shop window - the first time the fruit had been seen in Britain.
  • Residents can see the proposed planning guidelines for developers on display in a shop window next to Silver End library, for five weeks from today.
1.1 (the shop window) A position that allows a person or organization to demonstrate their strengths: he is keen to put himself in the shop window
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  • It's the biggest shop window for new comedy talent in Europe, and success there can lead to great things.

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