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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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If this forum was a talk shop it wouldn't have been possible.
As a chairperson of this council, I direct that we should avoid, by all means turning this august House into a political talk shop, but we should rise above our differences and debate issues objectively in the interest of service delivery.
The Real Deal Editor Stuart Elliott recently sat down with Shaun Osher of boutique real estate firm Core to talk shop. Having been with the magazine since its inception, Elliott spoke about the challenges of starting a publication, from working out of Publisher Amir Korangy's apartment to getting sued (and winning) over the publication name.