corner shop

corner shops
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A corner shop is a small shop, usually on the corner of a street, that sells mainly food and household goods. [BRIT]
(in AM, use corner store)

English dictionary. 2008.

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  • corner shop — UK US noun [countable] [singular corner shop plural corner shop] british a small shop that sells food and other products, often found on the corner of a street Thesaurus: types of shophyponym …   Useful english dictionary

  • corner shop — ➔ shop1 * * * corner shop UK US noun [C] UK (US corner store) COMMERCE ► a small store selling mainly food, usually in an area where people live: »His corner shop is fast losing clients as they increasingly prefer to shop at the cheaper… …   Financial and business terms

  • corner shop — n BrE a small shop near houses, that sells food, cigarettes, and other things needed every day →↑convenience store …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • corner shop — ► NOUN Brit. ▪ a small shop selling groceries and general goods in a mainly residential area …   English terms dictionary

  • corner shop — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms corner shop : singular corner shop plural corner shop British a small shop that sells food and other products, often found on the corner of a street …   English dictionary

  • corner shop — (BrE) (AmE corner store) n a small shop, often on a street corner, that sells food, drinks, cigarettes and small household goods, and usually stays open later than other shops. In Britain many corner shops are run by families of Indian or… …   Universalium

  • corner-shop — see corner shop …   English dictionary

  • corner shop — noun (C) BrE a small shop, usually but not always on a corner, that sells food, cigarettes, and other things needed every day see also: convenience store …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • corner shop — /kɔnə ˈʃɒp/ (say kawnuh shop) noun → corner store …   Australian English dictionary

  • corner shop — noun A small retail store, often in a residential area, that carries a limited selection of items such as staples, sweets, newspapers, and other everyday items which is open long hours for the convenience of shoppers. Syn: corner store, newsagent …   Wiktionary

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