shop-keeper

shopkeeper

[shop-kee-per]
noun
a retail merchant or tradesman; a person who owns or operates a small store or shop.

Origin:
1520–30; shop + keeper

shopkeeping, noun
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shopkeeper (ˈʃɒpˌkiːpə)
 
n
a person who owns or manages a shop or small store
 
'shopkeeping
 
n

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