Definition of “charity shop” - English Dictionary

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“charity shop” in British English

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charity shopnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈtʃær.ɪ.ti ˌʃɒp/ us /ˈtʃer.ɪ.t̬i ˌʃɑːp/ UK

Examples from literature

  • The most commonly used outlets are used bookstores, garage sales, library sales, charity shops and any other place that sells old books. 

(Definition of “charity shop” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“charity shop” in Business English

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charity shopnoun [ C ]

uk us COMMERCE

a shop in which a charity sells used goods which are given by the public, or new goods, to make money for the work of the charity

(Definition of “charity shop” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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