storefront

[stawr-fruhnt, stohr-]
noun
1.
the side of a store facing a street, usually containing display windows.
2.
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
3.
of or pertaining to the frontage of a store, especially the display windows: a storefront sign.
4.
located or operating in a storelike area, room, or set of rooms fronting on a street: a storefront community center.

Origin:
1935–40; store + front

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storefront

noun
the front side of a store facing the street; usually contains display windows [syn: shopfront
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Example sentences
The store never had a storefront, but now has a display room.
Two polyester-clad cronies kibitz while mannequins gyrate in a storefront
  window in the background.
He set up a makeshift studio in an empty storefront across the street from
  where he lived.
Peering into a storefront, he was surprised to hear automobiles collide behind
  him.
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