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bookshop
Pronunciation: / ˈbʊkʃɑp /
Pronunciation: /ˈbʊkʃɒp/

noun

  • (British English) bookstore
    Example sentences
    • Both of these books are available at bookstores and shops that specialize in bird supplies.
    • Most of those quaint and charming bookstores have sold out to pizzerias and chain stores.
    • The book could be sold in hotels and bookshops on the island and through Tourist Board offices here and overseas.

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