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storefront

[ stawr-fruhnt, stohr- ]
/ ˈstɔrˌfrʌnt, ˈstoʊr- /
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noun

the side of a store facing a street, usually containing display windows.
a store or other establishment that has frontage on a street or thoroughfare: After the fire the family took shelter temporarily in an abandoned storefront.

adjective

of or relating to the frontage of a store, especially the display windows: a storefront sign.
located or operating in a storelike area, room, or set of rooms fronting on a street: a storefront community center.

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Origin of storefront

First recorded in 1935–40; store + front
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