charity shop

/'tʃærɪti ʃɒp/ noun
a shop organised by a charity, usually paying low rent and manned by volunteer staff, selling second-hand or specially bought products

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  • charity shop — noun A shop selling second hand goods to raise money for charity • • • Main Entry: ↑charity * * * charity shop UK US noun [countable] [singular charity shop plural …   Useful english dictionary

  • charity shop — charity shops N COUNT A charity shop is a shop that sells used goods cheaply and gives its profits to a charity. [BRIT] (in AM, use thrift shop) …   English dictionary

  • charity shop — UK US noun [C] 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 …   Financial and business terms

  • charity shop — n BrE a shop that sells used goods that are given to it, in order to collect money for a charity …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Charity shop — A charity shop in the UK. A charity shop, thrift shop, thrift store, hospice shop (U.S., Canada), resale shop (when not meaning consignment shop [U.S.]) or op shop (Australia/N.Z.) (from opportunity shop …   Wikipedia

  • charity shop — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms charity shop : singular charity shop plural charity shops British a shop belonging to a charity that sells things that people have given to it …   English dictionary

  • charity shop — noun A shop to where goods are donated, and sold on at cheap prices, with all the profits going to charity …   Wiktionary

  • charity shop — noun (C) BrE a shop that sells things given by people in order to collect money for a charity …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • ˈcharity ˌshop — noun [C] British a shop that sells used things. The money that it receives is given to organizations that help people …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • shop — noun (esp. BrE) ⇨ See also ↑store ADJECTIVE ▪ corner (BrE), local, village ▪ high street (BrE) ▪ busy ▪ exclusive …   Collocations dictionary

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