Meaning of “pharmacy” in the English Dictionary

"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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uk /ˈfɑːməsi/ us plural pharmacies

[ U ] the activity or study of medicine preparation:

She studied pharmacy before she got a job with a big chain store.

[ 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)