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shopkeeper

[shop-kee-per] /ˈʃɒpˌki pər/
noun
1.
a retail merchant or tradesman; a person who owns or operates a small store or shop.
Origin of shopkeeper
1520-1530
1520-30; shop + keeper
Related forms
shopkeeping, noun
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shopkeeper

/ˈʃɒpˌkiːpə/
noun
1.
a person who owns or manages a shop or small store
Derived Forms
shopkeeping, noun
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Word Origin and History for shopkeeper
n.

1520s, from shop (n.) + keeper.

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