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Spanish translation of “shop”

shop

noun /ʃop/
a place where goods are sold
tienda, comercio, negocio
a baker’s shop.
a workshop, or a place where any kind of industry is carried on
taller
a machine-shop.
shopper noun a person who is shopping
comprador
The street was full of shoppers.
a large bag used when shopping.
canasta de compras
shopping noun the activity of buying goods in shops
compra
Have you a lot of shopping to do? (also adjective) a shopping list.
the goods bought
compra, compras
He helped her carry her shopping home (also adjective) a shopping-basket/bag.
shop assistant (British ) a person employed in a shop to serve customers; sales clerk(American)
dependiente
shop floor noun the workers in a factory or workshop, as opposed to the management
obreros, trabajadores
The shop floor are threatening to go on strike.
shopkeeper noun a person who runs a shop of his/her own.
tendero
shoplifter noun a person who steals goods from a shop.
ratero
shoplifting noun
ratería, hurto en las tiendas
She was caught shoplifting on CCTV.
shopping centre noun ( shopping center) a place, often a very large building, where there is a large number of different shops.
centro comercial
shopping mall noun (also mall) (American ) a shopping centre in which traffic is usually not allowed.
centro comercial
shop around phrasal verb to compare prices, quality of goods etc at several shops before buying anything
comparar precios
You have to shop around to get the best deal.
(Definition of shop from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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