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shopkeeper

[ shop-kee-per ]
/ ˈʃɒpˌki pər /
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noun
a retail merchant or tradesman; a person who owns or operates a small store or shop.
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Origin of shopkeeper

First recorded in 1520–30; shop + keeper

OTHER WORDS FROM shopkeeper

shopkeeping, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for shopkeeper

shopkeeper
/ (ˈʃɒpˌkiːpə) /

noun
a person who owns or manages a shop or small store

Derived forms of shopkeeper

shopkeeping, noun
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