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Meaning of “shop-soiled” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of shop-soiled from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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uk   us   UK (US shopworn) COMMERCE
used to describe ​goods in a ​store that have become ​dirty or ​damaged and that are often ​sold at ​reducedprices: The ​standard of ​quality of secondhand or shop-soiled ​goods is clearly less than of ​brand new ​goods.
(Definition of shop-soiled from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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