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drug·store

also drug store  (drŭg′stôr′)
n.
1. A pharmacy.
2. A store that contains a pharmacy and also sells products such as toiletries, cosmetics, household goods, and snacks.

drugstore

(ˈdrʌɡˌstɔː)
n
(Commerce) US and Canadian a shop where medical prescriptions are made up and a wide variety of goods and sometimes light meals are sold

drug′store`

or drug′ store`,



n.
the place of business of a druggist, usu. also selling toiletries, cosmetics, stationery, etc., and sometimes soft drinks and light meals.
[1800–10, Amer.]

chemist's

drugstorepharmacy
1. 'chemist's'

In Britain, a chemist's or chemist is a shop where you can buy medicine, cosmetics, and some household items.

She bought a couple of bottles of vitamin tablets at the chemist's.
He bought the perfume at the chemist in St James's Arcade.
2. 'drugstore'

In the United States, a shop where you can buy medicine and cosmetics is called a drugstore. In some drugstores, you can also buy simple meals and snacks.

3. 'pharmacy'

A pharmacy is the place within a chemist's or drugstore, or within a supermarket or other business, where you can get prescription drugs.

Check in the pharmacy section of the drugstore.

In Britain, a chemist's is often referred to as a pharmacy.

ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.drugstore - a retail shop where medicine and other articles are solddrugstore - a retail shop where medicine and other articles are sold
pharmacopoeia - a collection or stock of drugs
shop, store - a mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services; "he bought it at a shop on Cape Cod"
Translations
مَخْزَن أدويَه وَغَيْرِها
drugstor
drugstore
illatszer- és vegyesbolt
obchod s rôznym tovarom
dragstordrogerija

drugstore

[ˈdrʌgstɔːr] n (US)pharmacie-droguerie f, drugstore mdrug-taker [ˈdrʌgteɪkər] nconsommateur/trice m/f de droguedrug-taking [ˈdrʌgteɪkɪŋ] nconsommation f de drogue(s)drug trafficker ntrafiquant(e) m/f de droguedrug trafficking ntrafic m de droguedrug user nconsommateur/trice m/f de drogue

drug

(drag) noun
1. any substance used in medicine. She has been prescribed a new drug for her stomach-pains.
2. a substance, sometimes one used in medicine, taken by some people to achieve a certain effect, eg great happiness or excitement. I think she takes drugs; He behaves as though he is on drugs.
verbpast tense, past participle drugged
to make to lose consciousness by giving a drug. She drugged him and tied him up.
ˈdruggist noun
(American) a person who sells medicines etc; a chemist; a pharmacist.
ˈdrug-ˌaddict noun
a person who has formed the habit of taking drugs.
ˈdrugstore noun
(American) a shop which sells various articles (eg cosmetics, newpapers and soft drinks) as well as medicines.

drugstore

n farmacia, botica
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One afternoon in the week before Christmas, I came upon Lena and her funny, square-headed little brother Chris, standing before the drugstore, gazing in at the wax dolls and blocks and Noah's Arks arranged in the frosty show window.
When the children were not well at home, Teta Elzbieta would gather herbs and cure them; now she was obliged to go to the drugstore and buy extracts--and how was she to know that they were all adulterated?
But my uncle led me to his drugstore, where the stage was to call for me, and made me taste a little camphor; with this prophylactic, Cervantes and I somehow got home together alive.
The report profiles 95 companies including many key and niche players such as Alliance Boots, China National Pharmaceutical Group Corporation, China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Ltd.
A shortage of licensed pharmacists across the Valley and throughout Southern California is forcing some drugstore chains to offer new pharmacy graduates as much as $25,000 in cash signing bonuses as they look to Canada and South Africa for new hires.
Consumers are increasingly aware that they can save money by comparing prices for prescription medications, especially online," said Dawn Lepore, CEO, drugstore.
In the shower, try a cool anti-acne body cleanser, such as Phisoderm Clear Confidence Body Wash ($5, drugstore.
The conference call will also be broadcast live over the Internet and will be accessible through replays for 60 days on the drugstore.
This holiday season more customers shopped earlier with an emphasis on choosing toys, games and glamour," said Jonathan Tinter, Chief Marketing Officer, drugstore.
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Total drugstore sales for the 14-week quarter increased 9.