bookstore


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book·store

 (bo͝ok′stôr′)
n.
A store where books are sold.

bookstore

(ˈbʊkstɔː)
n
another name for bookshop

book•store

(ˈbʊkˌstɔr, -ˌstoʊr)

n.
a store where books are sold. Also called book•shop (ˈbʊkˌʃɒp)
[1755–65, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bookstore - a shop where books are soldbookstore - a shop where books are sold    
shop, store - a mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services; "he bought it at a shop on Cape Cod"
Translations
книжарница
knihkupectví
boghandel
raamatupood
کتابفروشی
kirjakauppa
knjižara
könyvesbolt
書店
서점
librărie
kníhkupectvo
knjigarna
bokhandelboklåda
ร้านหนังสือ
hiệu sách

bookstore

[ˈbʊkstɔːʳ] N (esp US) → librería f

bookstore

[ˈbʊkstɔːr] n = bookshopbook token nchèque-cadeau m (pour un livre), chèque-livre mbook value n [asset] → valeur f comptable

bookstore

مَكْتَبَة لِبيع الكُتُبِ knihkupectví boghandel Buchladen βιβλιοπωλείο librería kirjakauppa librairie knjižara libreria 書店 서점 boekwinkel bokhandel księgarnia livraria книжный магазин bokhandel ร้านหนังสือ kitapçı hiệu sách 书店
References in classic literature ?
In the office of the doctor there was a woman, the wife of the man who kept the bookstore in Wines- burg.
On the way back to the office, Daylight dropped into a bookstore and bought a grammar; and for a solid hour, his feet up on the desk, he toiled through its pages.
Every evening--as Peter had long absented himself from his former lounging-places, at insurance offices, news-rooms, and bookstores, and as the honor of his company was seldom requested in private circles--he and Tabitha used to sit down sociably by the kitchen hearth.
Rajiv Daswani, a 24-year-old with an incredible personal collection of over 8,000 books on food, was upset the bookstore, contrary to its name, was not as stocked as it portrayed itself to be, and twice failed to deliver on a promise of finding a specific title for him at their other branches.
At the height of their transnational movement, bookwomen were learning with and accountable to each other," writes Kristen Hogan in her important release, The Feminist Bookstore Movement.
Beginning in 2002 with the first Diwan Bookstore in Zamalek, thelast decade hasseen the opening ofa number of Diwans, Shorouk Bookstores, Alefs, two Kotob Khans, Bikya Bookstore, the new AUC Press bookstore in Tahrir, and several others.
More than 500 independent bookstores have closed in Britain since 2005
Ian Frazier says, "Like a poet writing to make the rent, an independent bookstore exists at that heart-quickening juncture of love and need.
Join WLT in reading A Novel Bookstore, and join other readers on WLT's Facebook page to discuss these questions about literary selection and the role and influence of bookstores today.
The GPO bookstore has been in operation since 1895.
As a result, students are excluded from purchasing their books from Wolf Bookstore at a more competitive price.