Definition of tobacconist in English:

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tobacconist

Pronunciation: /təˈbak(ə)nɪst/

noun

chiefly British
A shopkeeper who sells cigarettes, tobacco, and other items used by smokers.
Example sentences
  • What is the best way to stop tobacconists selling cigarettes to children?
  • Likewise for smoking - if everyone quit smoking tomorrow, newsagents, tobacconists, cigarette companies would all collapse and thousands more jobs would be lost.
  • They were in the tradition of colportage, hawked by street pedlars who entered bars and workshops, or sold by tobacconists, newsagents, or at railway kiosks.
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