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noun [uncountable] shopping pronunciation in American English /ˈʃɑpɪŋ/
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  1. 1
    the activity of going to a store to buy things
    I don’t like shopping very much.
    a shopping list
    go shopping: Have you had a chance to go shopping yet?
    1. a.
      [only before noun] involving shopping
      a shopping spree (=when you buy a lot of things from a lot of stores): We went on a shopping spree and spent nearly $700.
    See also window-shopping

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