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bou·tique

 (bo͞o-tēk′)
n.
1.
a. A small retail shop that specializes in gifts, fashionable clothes, accessories, or food, for example.
b. A small shop located within a large department store or supermarket.
2. A small business offering specialized products and services: an investment boutique; a health-care boutique.

[French, from Old French botique, small shop, from Old Provençal botica, from Latin apothēca, storehouse; see apothecary.]

boutique

(buːˈtiːk)
n
1. (Commerce) a shop, esp a small one selling fashionable clothes and other items
2. (Commerce)
a. of or denoting a small specialized producer or business
b. (as modifier): a boutique winery.
3. (Commerce) a small specialized stall or shopping area within a supermarket, esp selling fresh meat, seafood, etc
[C18: from French, probably from Old Provençal botica, ultimately from Greek apothēkē storehouse; see apothecary]

bou•tique

(buˈtik)

n.
1. a small shop or specialty department within a larger store, esp. one that sells fashionable items.
2. any small, exclusive business.
3. a small business specializing in one aspect of a larger field: a pension boutique.
adj.
4.
a. exclusive, exotic, or small-scale: boutique beer.
b. producing boutique products.
[1760–70; < French, Middle French]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.boutique - a shop that sells women's clothes and jewelryboutique - a shop that sells women's clothes and jewelry
shop, store - a mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services; "he bought it at a shop on Cape Cod"

boutique

noun
A retail establishment where merchandise is sold:
Translations
بوتيك: دُكّان لِبَيْع لَوازِم النِّساء
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boutiquemodeforretning
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tískuverslun
krautuvėlė
veikals
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boutique

[buːˈtiːk] Nboutique f, tienda f de ropa

boutique

[buːˈtiːk] nboutique f

boutique

nBoutique f

boutique

[buːˈtiːk] nboutique f inv

boutique

(buːˈtiːk) noun
a fashionable, usually small shop, especially one selling clothes. She prefers small boutiques to large stores.
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