Translation of haberdashery in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈhæbərˌdæʃəri; ˈhæbəˌdæʃəri/

n (pl -ries)

  • 1 c 1.1 (clothes store) (AmE) tienda (f) de ropa y accesorios para caballeros 1.2 (store selling sewing materials etc) (BrE) mercería (f)
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    • Soon, Hollywood's fine haberdasheries were replaced by pizza joints, T-shirt shops, and pornographic bookstores.
    • There are 14 departments with escalators and elevators ‘going up’ to haberdashery and food and down to furniture and china.
    • The three of us trooped off together to get outfitted at a mid-town haberdashery.
  • 2 u 2.1 (clothes) (AmE) ropa (f) y accesorios (mpl) para caballeros 2.2 (sewing materials) (BrE) (artículos (mpl) de) mercería (f)
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    • The shop specialises in a wide range of fabrics, haberdashery and buttons.
    • Many display shelves were covered by stationery materials, crepe paper, haberdashery, hair conditioner and washing detergent, boot polish and plastic toys.
    • The company has a £45 million a year turnover with sales of a wide range of products, including household wares, haberdashery and clothes at budget prices.
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    • As part of this refit, the company also scaled back floor space for textiles, dress fabrics, haberdashery and knitting yarns.
    • To the democratic reader committed to affording all beliefs equal status, belief is a sort of style, like haberdashery, taken on and put away at will.
    • Like Dr. Grant, however, the meticulous doctor found no pleasure in soiling his fancy haberdashery during a leisurely round of golf.

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