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opportunity shop

noun [C] uk   ( informal op-shop) Australian English us  
a shop in which a charity sells all types of used goods that are given by the public, or in which they sell new goods, to make money for the work of the charity
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Translations of “opportunity shop”
in Chinese (Traditional) 義賣商店,慈善商店…
in Chinese (Simplified) 义卖商店,慈善商店…
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