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Definition of swap shop in English:

noun

informal
An agency which puts people with articles to exchange or trade in touch with each other.
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.

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