small shopkeeper

small shopkeeper
small shopkeeper UK US noun [C] COMMERCE
someone who owns or manages a small store: »

They claim that the law favours big supermarket chains whilst disadvantaging small shopkeepers.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • small — adj. VERBS ▪ be, feel, look, seem ▪ become, get, grow ▪ The gap seemed to be getting smaller …   Collocations dictionary

  • shopkeeper — [[t]ʃɒ̱pkiːpə(r)[/t]] shopkeepers N COUNT A shopkeeper is a person who owns or manages a small shop. [BRIT] (in AM, use , merchant) …   English dictionary

  • small-town — adj. Small town is used with these nouns: ↑charm, ↑mayor, ↑shopkeeper …   Collocations dictionary

  • shopkeeper — shopkeeping, n. /shop kee peuhr/, n. a retail merchant or tradesman; a person who owns or operates a small store or shop. [1520 30; SHOP + KEEPER] * * * …   Universalium

  • shopkeeper — Synonyms and related words: bourgeoisie, chandler, common people, common run, common sort, commonage, commonality, commonalty, commoners, commons, dealer, distributor, importer, jobber, laborers, linendrapers, lower classes, lower middle class,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • shopkeeper — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. tradesman, merchant, dealer, retailer. See sale. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. manager, tradesman, storekeeper; see businessperson , merchant . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. merchant, small businessman/ …   English dictionary for students

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