[ UK /ʃˈɒpkiːpɐ/ ]
[ US /ˈʃɑpˌkipɝ/ ]
  1. a merchant who owns or manages a shop
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How To Use shopkeeper In A Sentence

  • Women also frequently work in family businesses as shopkeepers and seamstresses.
  • The shopkeeper tells me that he has agreed to buy the whole building from the owner of the freehold. Times, Sunday Times
  • The smaller shopkeepers ganged together to beat off competition from the supermarkets.
  • Under a barrage of criticism from furious shopkeepers, the council admitted there were still no proper signs at the approaches to the town directing people to the public car parks.
  • The procession is a boon for shopkeepers in the area, especially restaurateurs.
  • No self-respecting shopkeeper would touch the defeated currency, instead rattling off a long list of what was acceptable, everything from Dutch guilders and Indian rupees to francs, pounds, and the rare American dollars. A Covert Affair
  • Shopkeepers, professional men, painters, plumbers and mechanics must have been counting down the last lingering seconds of the forenoon. MOONDROP TO MURDER
  • Shopkeepers are not supposed to sell knives and other sharp implements to children.
  • Shopkeepers will also agree not to sell illegal fireworks which have been voluntarily banned by the industry.
  • And a few bright shopkeepers had actually sussed that more people actually went into their shops to look, and then maybe buy, if they weren't being menaced under duress to do so.
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