Definition of 'shopping'
Example sentences containing 'shopping'
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Shopping centres were closed and police stepped up patrols. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Shopping centres said spending was set to beat records. The Sun (2014)Shopping centres and restaurants locked their doors yesterday after police warned that mobs could strike. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Shopping centres and department stores will come into their own. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Shopping centre managers reported a sharp rise in the number of men making lastminute purchases. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Shopping with a list and a budget is safer than shopping on impulse. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Shopping trips can be a nightmare. The Sun (2015)Shopping centres generally can't be spoilt aesthetically. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Shopping centres are not having a great time of it, either. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Shopping centres across Britain resemble ghost towns. The Sun (2009)Shopping for food was really expensive and time-consuming. The Sun (2016)Shopping for food is usually quite straightforward in Spain. Cheap Eats Guide to Europe 1994 (1993)Shopping and camel trips aside, it was great to retire back to the pool for some splashing fun. The Sun (2009)Shopping centre staff closed exit roads and blocked off some of the busiest car parks in an attempt to stop more people joining the jam. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Shopping centres were similarly down. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Shopping centres don't work, either. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Shopping centres, which have a high proportion of fashion outlets, were hit particularly hard. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Shopping trips are lasting longer,' he said. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Shopping list Disco lights - stock up at your local pound shop. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Shopping centres performed much worse than high street shops and retail parks, with a 2.5 per cent drop. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Shopping centres also held their own with broadly flat visiting numbers in January, the best performance since the same time two years ago. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Shopping centres are a favourite, with numerous sites around the UK. The Sun (2016)Shopping baskets are also lighter: people are swapping beef for chicken because it is cheaper and are eating less fish, fruit and seafood. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Trends of 'shopping'
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Translations for 'shopping'
British English: shopping /ˈʃɒpɪŋ/ NOUN
When you do the shopping, you go to shops and buy things.
I'll do the shopping this afternoon.
- American English: shopping
- Arabic: تَسَوُّق
- Brazilian Portuguese: compras
- Chinese: 购物
- Croatian: kupovina
- Czech: nakupování
- Danish: indkøb
- Dutch: winkelen
- European Spanish: compra
- Finnish: ostoksilla käynti
- French: courses
- German: Einkaufen
- Greek: ψώνια
- Italian: acquisti
- Japanese: 買物
- Korean: 쇼핑
- Norwegian: innkjøp
- Polish: zakupy
- European Portuguese: compras
- Romanian: cumpărături
- Russian: посещение магазина с целью покупки
- Spanish: compra
- Swedish: shopping
- Thai: การซื้อของ
- Turkish: alışveriş
- Ukrainian: здійснення покупок
- Vietnamese: việc mua sắm
Definition of shopping from the Collins English Dictionary
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