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"coffee shop" in British English

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coffee shopnoun [C]

uk   us  
A1 (UK also coffee bar) a ​small, ​informalrestaurant where ​drinks and ​smallmeals are ​served, sometimes in a ​largershop or ​building: the ​hospital/​theatrecoffeeshopA1 a ​shop where different ​types of ​coffee are ​sold, either to ​drink or as ​beans or ​powder
(Definition of coffee shop from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"coffee shop" in American English

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coffee shopnoun [C]

 us   /ˈkɔ·fi ˌʃɑp, ˈkɑf·i/
an ​informalrestaurant where ​drinks and ​simplemeals are ​served
(Definition of coffee shop from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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