Definition of corner shop in English:

corner shop

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  • A small shop selling groceries and general goods in a mainly residential area.
    More example sentences
    • During the second world war, the shop changed to a corner shop selling groceries, but the little travel counter still remained.
    • The corner shop and general store had become regular features of Australian towns by the late nineteenth century.
    • This one had shops, and the corner shop was still open.

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