shopping

[ shop-ing ]
/ ˈʃɒp ɪŋ /

noun

the act of a person who shops.
the facilities or merchandise available to those who shop: Chicago has good shopping.

adjective

of, for, or pertaining to examining and buying merchandise: a shopping trip.

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Origin of shopping

First recorded in 1755–65; shop + -ing1, -ing2
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British Dictionary definitions for shopping

shopping
/ (ˈʃɒpɪŋ) /

noun

a number or collection of articles purchased
the act or an instance of making purchases
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