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shop

noun A place where a thing is produced and/or displayed and sold.

verb To peruse or purchase wares from an emporium or enterprise.

shop

See Sweatshop, Workshop.
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Loans manager Rachel Brereton said: 'By shopping around, you can find a more competitive rate of interest.
Insurance deals were the next most likely product to come under scrutiny with 18pc of respondents looking to switch their car insurance and 17pc shopping around for a better deal on their home.
By shopping around, JHH has, for example, been able to acquire state-of-the-art dietary and materials management systems.
Instead of shopping around at the usual high-end sources, such as big-time dealers, the bank buys directly from artists, artists' estates, auctions and dealers.
Purchasers of legal services are sophisticated enough to be shopping around for representation.
For the third year running, shopping around has stayed level at an average of 1.
Consumers Association of Ireland spokesman Dermot Jewell stressed the importance of people shopping around.
It's remarkable that, for a purchase this big, a purchase that effectively makes a big difference to your retirement lifestyle, some are still not shopping around.
IF YOU need to buy an annuity soon, you can massively increase your income in retirement by shopping around for the best deal.
AA Personal Loans head Mark Huggins said: "Faced with rising costs buyers seem to be shopping around for a more economic alway of buying a reliable car.
GAP-year student Catherine Hebden, 19, saved pounds 300 on her car insurance by shopping around.
Says Ian Parker, managing director of Privilege Insurance: "Drivers with even one year's no claims discount can save money by shopping around, but for those with four or more years no claims the savings can be impressive.