Definition of “drugstore” - English Dictionary

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“drugstore” in British English

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drugstorenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈdrʌɡ.stɔːr/ us /ˈdrʌɡ.stɔːr/ US UK chemist, chemist's

B1 a shop where you can buy medicines, make-up, and other things such as chocolate

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  • If you're going to the drugstore, could you get me something?
  • I bought some bandage from the drugstore.

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

“drugstore” in American English

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drugstorenoun [ C ]

us /ˈdrʌɡˌstɔr, -ˌstoʊr/

a store that sells medicines and usually other goods, esp. products relating to cleaning and caring for the body

(Definition of “drugstore” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

“drugstore” in Business English

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drugstorenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈdrʌɡstɔːr/ us US UK chemist

COMMERCE a store where you can buy medicines, beauty products, etc.:

Small drugstores may be forced out of business by a cut in payments for Medicaid patients' drugs.

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