Meaning of “gift shop” in the English Dictionary

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"gift shop" in British English

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gift shopnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈɡɪft ˌʃɒp/ us /ˈɡɪft ˌʃɑːp/

Examples from literature

  • Many people buy souvenirs in the gift shops for family and friends. 
  • Most Broadway shows have a gift shop in the theater where people can buy things, like cups, toys, music CDs, bags, and clothes. 

(Definition of “gift shop” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"gift shop" in Business English

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gift shopnoun [ C ]

uk us US also gift store MARKETING

a store that sells products suitable for giving as presents:

You can buy flowers in the hospital gift shop.

(Definition of “gift shop” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)