drugstore

See also: drug store

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From drug +‎ store.

PronunciationEdit

  • (US, Canada) enPR: drŭg'stôr, IPA(key): /ˈdɹʌɡ.stɔɹ/
  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈdɹʌɡ.stɔː(ɹ)/
    • (file)

NounEdit

drugstore (plural drugstores)

  1. (chiefly US, Canada) Synonym of pharmacy, especially a small standalone general store which includes a pharmacy.

Usage notesEdit

Generally not used for pharmacies included within a larger store, run as a department within a hospital, &c.


FrenchEdit

NounEdit

drugstore m (plural drugstores)

  1. (chiefly Canada) drugstore

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