Definition of shop window in English:

shop window

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noun

  • 1A window of a shop, in which goods are displayed: looking in a shop window
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    • 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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