Definition of chop shop in English:

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chop shop

noun

North American informal
A place where stolen vehicles are dismantled so that the parts can be sold or used to repair other stolen vehicles.
Example sentences
  • Others are destined for so-called chop shops, that sell on the parts to rogue repair shops and mechanics.
  • We're not a chop shop, y'know; bring the car in, take the radio out and grab those hubcaps.
  • A chop shop strips it down to the chassis, and saves all the parts.

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