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English definition of “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 noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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