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English definition of “shopper”


noun [C]     /ˈʃɒpər/
COMMERCE someone who buys goods , especially from a store : Last year shoppers spent €540,000 a minute on credit cards . an internet / online shopperattract/lure/tempt shoppers Supermarkets have started opening cheap restaurants on their premises to attract shoppers.
US MARKETING, COMMUNICATIONS a free newspaper advertising stores , restaurants , etc. in a particular area : The organization publishes about 30 weeklies and shoppers.
→ See also mystery shopper, personal shopper
(Definition of shopper noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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