chemist's
chemist's chemist's n. a retail shop where medicine and other articles are sold; a {drugstore}. [British]

Syn: drugstore, apothecary's shop, chemist's shop, dispensary, pharmacy. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • chemist's — noun a retail shop where medicine and other articles are sold • Syn: ↑drugstore, ↑apothecary s shop, ↑chemist s shop, ↑pharmacy • Derivationally related forms: ↑pharmaceutic (for: ↑pharmacy) …   Useful english dictionary

  • chemist's — chem|ist s [ˈkemısts] n BrE a shop where medicines and ↑toiletries are sold →↑pharmacy American Equivalent: drugstore …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • chemist's — noun A pharmacy. Syn: apothecary, apothecarys, drug store, druggists, druggist …   Wiktionary

  • chemist's — noun (C) BrE a shop where medicines and toiletries are sold; drugstore AmE see also: pharmacy …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • chemist's - drugstore — ◊ chemist s In Britain, a chemist s or chemist is a shop where you can buy medicine, cosmetics, and some household items. I found her buying bottles of vitamin tablets at the chemist s. He bought the perfume at the chemist in St James s Arcade. ◊ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • chemist's shop — noun a retail shop where medicine and other articles are sold • Syn: ↑drugstore, ↑apothecary s shop, ↑chemist s, ↑pharmacy • Derivationally related forms: ↑pharmaceutic (for: ↑pharmacy), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • chemist — chem‧ist [ˈkemst] also chemist s noun [countable] shop where you can buy medicines, beauty products etc; = DRUGSTORE AmE * * * chemist UK US /ˈkemɪst/ noun [C] ► a person who studies chemistry, or a scientist who works with chemicals …   Financial and business terms

  • chemist — [[t]ke̱mɪst[/t]] chemists 1) N COUNT: oft the N A chemist or a chemist s is a shop where drugs and medicines are sold or given out, and where you can buy cosmetics and some household goods. Compare , pharmacy. [BRIT] There are many creams… …   English dictionary

  • chemist */*/ — UK [ˈkemɪst] / US noun [countable] Word forms chemist : singular chemist plural chemists 1) chemist or chemist s British a shop that sells medicines, beauty products, and toiletries 2) British someone who works in a chemist s shop preparing and… …   English dictionary

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