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Meaning of “pharmacy” in the English Dictionary

"pharmacy" in British English

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pharmacynoun

uk   /ˈfɑː.mə.si/  us   /ˈfɑːr-/
B1 [C] a ​shop or ​part of a ​shop in which ​medicines are ​prepared and ​sold [C] part of a ​hospital where ​medicines are ​prepared [U] the ​activity or ​study of ​medicinepreparation
(Definition of pharmacy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"pharmacy" in American English

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pharmacynoun [C]

 us   /ˈfɑr·mə·si/
a ​store or a ​part of a ​store where ​medicines are ​prepared and ​sold
(Definition of pharmacy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"pharmacy" in Business English

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pharmacynoun

uk   us   /ˈfɑːməsi/ (plural pharmacies)
[U] the ​activity or ​study of ​medicine preparation: She ​studied pharmacy before she got a ​job with a ​bigchainstore.
[C] (UK also chemist, UK also chemist's) a ​store or ​part of a ​store in which ​medicines are prepared and ​sold: A typical ​independent pharmacy gets 92% of its ​income from ​prescriptions.
[C] the ​part of a hospital where ​medicines are prepared: He got his ​medicines in the pharmacy of a Manhattan hospital.
(Definition of pharmacy from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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