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bucket shopnoun [C]

uk   /ˈbʌk.ɪt ˌʃɒp/  us   /ˈbʌk.ɪt ˌʃɑːp/ UK informal
(Definition of bucket shop from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"bucket shop" in Business English

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bucket shopnoun [C]

uk   us   informal
STOCK MARKET a dishonest or illegal company that buys and sells shares for customers: In the late eighties, bucket shops started to target people who were new to investing. bucket shop share dealers
UK COMMERCE a travel company that sells plane tickets at a low price: The company began life as a bucket shop selling surplus airline tickets at knock-down prices. bucket shop flights/fares/tickets
(Definition of bucket shop from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bucket shop”
in Chinese (Simplified) 出售低价机票的旅行社…
in Chinese (Traditional) 出售低價機票的旅行社…
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