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pharmacy

noun
 
 
/ˈfɑːməsi/ ( plural pharmacies)
[U] the activity or study of medicine preparation: She studied pharmacy before she got a job with a big chain store.
[C] ( UK also chemist, UK also chemist's) a store or part of a store in which medicines are prepared and sold: A typical independent pharmacy gets 92% of its income from prescriptions.
[C] the part of a hospital where medicines are prepared: He got his medicines in the pharmacy of a Manhattan hospital.
(Definition of pharmacy from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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