Bookstore
Bookstore Book"store`, n. A store where books are kept for sale; -- called in England a bookseller's shop. [1913 Webster]

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  • bookstore — UK US /ˈbʊkstɔːr/ noun [C] US COMMERCE ► BOOKSHOP(Cf. ↑bookshop) …   Financial and business terms

  • bookstore — 1763, from BOOK (Cf. book) (n.) + STORE (Cf. store) (n.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • bookstore — ☆ bookstore [book′stôr΄ ] n. a retail store specializing in books …   English World dictionary

  • bookstore — noun Bookstore is used before these nouns: ↑clerk Bookstore is used after these nouns: ↑campus, ↑college …   Collocations dictionary

  • bookstore — UK [ˈbʊkˌstɔː(r)] / US [ˈbʊkˌstɔr] noun [countable] Word forms bookstore : singular bookstore plural bookstores mainly American a bookshop …   English dictionary

  • bookstore — [[t]b ʊkstɔː(r)[/t]] bookstores N COUNT A bookstore is a shop where books are sold. [mainly AM] (in BRIT, usually use bookshop) …   English dictionary

  • bookstore — noun Date: 1760 a place of business where books are the main item offered for sale called also bookshop …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bookstore — /book stawr , stohr /, n. a store where books are sold. Also called bookshop /book shop /. [1755 65, Amer.; BOOK + STORE] * * * …   Universalium

  • bookstore — noun A store where books are bought and sold. Syn: bookshop …   Wiktionary

  • bookstore — Synonyms and related words: antique store, apothecary, automobile showroom, book club, bookshop, bookstall, bookstand, bootery, candy store, chemist, cigar store, clothiers, clothing store, confectionery, dress shop, drugstore, dry goods store,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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