Definition of storekeeper in English:

storekeeper

Syllabification: store·keep·er
Pronunciation: /ˈstôrˌkēpər
 
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noun

  • 1North American A person who owns or runs a store.
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    • Ironmongers, specialist tool merchants, and general storekeepers retailed the products of a large and complex toolmaking industry.
    • Both his father and his grandfather were storekeepers whose stock included painting materials.
    • Like so many storekeepers, Thomas feels his watch shop would be a safer place if he had a gun with which to fend off armed robbers.
  • 2A person responsible for stored goods.
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    • Industrial workers consist of operatives, maintenance workers, storekeepers, packers, cleaners, basic supervisory staff and apprentices.
    • The army of typists, filing clerks, cashiers, accountants, storekeepers, and drivers had a low level of education, were inefficient, reluctant to take initiative, and imbued with an ethos of red tape and routinism.
    • All junior workers, including cooks, laundry hands, storekeepers, clerks and other non-medical junior staff are involved in the strike.

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