Meaning of “shop-soiled” in the English Dictionary

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"shop-soiled" in Business English

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shop-soiledadjective

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 reduced prices:

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)