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shopping

[shop-ing] /ˈʃɒp ɪŋ/
noun
1.
the act of a person who shops.
2.
the facilities or merchandise available to those who shop:
Chicago has good shopping.
adjective
3.
of, for, or pertaining to examining and buying merchandise:
a shopping trip.
Origin
1755-1765
1755-65; shop + -ing1, -ing2
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British Dictionary definitions for shoppings

shopping

/ˈʃɒpɪŋ/
noun
1.
a number or collection of articles purchased
2.
the act or an instance of making purchases
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Word Origin and History for shoppings

shopping

n.

1764, "act or practice of visiting shops," verbal noun from shop (v.). Meaning "goods that have been purchased" is from 1934. Shopping bag attested from 1886; shopping list from 1913.

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