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English definition of “coffee shop”

coffee shop

noun [C] uk   us  
A1 (UK also coffee bar) a small informal restaurant where drinks and small meals are served, sometimes in a larger shop or building: the hospital/theatre coffee shopRestaurants and cafes A1 a shop where different types of coffee are sold, either to drink or as beans or powderShops, markets and auctionsRestaurants and cafesBuildings in general
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