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English definition of “shop”

shop

verb     /ʃɒp/ (-pp-) COMMERCE
[I] to buy things, especially from stores : The new shopping mall is designed for people who love to shop.shop for sth She's always shopping for bargains . We usually shop at the local supermarket .shop with sb/sth Only shop with companies that offer a full after-sales service . Most people go shopping at the weekend .
[T] US informal if you shop a company , you try to make people interested in buying it: Management is shopping the company .
(Definition of shop verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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