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"shopping cart" in British English

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shopping cartnoun [C]

/ˈʃɒp.ɪŋ ˌkɑːt/  us /ˈʃɑː.pɪŋ ˌkɑːrt/ US
  • shopping cart noun [C] (IN STORE)

(UK shopping trolley) a small vehicle that you push around a store, putting the things that you want to buy in it
  • shopping cart noun [C] (ON INTERNET)

(UK basket) a place on a website that keeps a record of the items that you have chosen to buy from the website, before you actually buy them: Your shopping cart is currently empty.
(Definition of shopping cart from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"shopping cart" in American English

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shopping cartnoun [C]

 us   /ˈʃɑp·ɪŋ ˌkɑrt/
a large container with wheels that you push around a store and fill with things you want to buy
(Definition of shopping cart from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"shopping cart" in Business English

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shopping cartnoun [C]

uk   us  
(UK shopping trolley) COMMERCE a large container on wheels used for carrying goods in a large store: The store has an escalator which allows people to take their shopping carts with them.
(UK shopping basket) E-COMMERCE a part of a shopping website that keeps a record of what you want to buy until you pay for it: There are 3 items in your shopping cart.
(Definition of shopping cart from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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