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English definition of “window-shopping”

window-shopping

noun [U]  /ˈwɪn·doʊˌʃɑp·ɪŋ/
the activity of looking at products in store windows without buying them window-shop  /ˈwɪn·doʊˌʃɑp/ verb [I] (-pp-) We like to stroll by storefronts (= walk slowly past stores with windows that let you see large spaces filled with their products) and window-shop.
(Definition of window-shopping noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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