Meaning of “shopping cart” in the English Dictionary

"shopping cart" in British English

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shopping cartnoun [ C ]

/ˈʃɒp.ɪŋ ˌkɑːt/ /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:

(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)