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English definition of “charity shop”

charity shop

noun [C]   UK (US thrift shop)
a shop that sells goods given by the public, especially clothes, to make money for a particular charityShops, markets and auctionsRestaurants and cafesBuildings in general
(Definition of charity shop noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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