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English definition of “store-bought”

store-bought

adjective     /ˈstɔː.bɔːt/ US  /ˈstɔːr.bɑːt/ US (UK shop-bought)
describes food bought in a shop and not made at home : Why use store-bought pastry when it's so easy to make your own?Various qualities of food
(Definition of store-bought adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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