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English definition of “opportunity shop”

opportunity shop

noun [C]     (informal op-shop) Australian English
a shop in which a charity sells all types of used goods that are given by the public , or in which they sell new goods , to make money for the work of the charity Shops, markets and auctionsRestaurants and cafesBuildings in general → Compare charity shop
(Definition of opportunity shop noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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