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Departments and areas in shops

bargain basement

noun

an area in a large shop where you can buy things at low prices, often things of low quality

cash desk

noun

the place in a shop where you pay for your goods

changing room

noun

a room in a shop in which people can put on clothes before buying them in order to see whether they look good in them

checkout

noun

the place where you pay in a supermarket or other large shop

cold store

noun

a cold room for storing food in a shop or restaurant

counter

noun

a long flat surface where customers are served, for example in a shop or a bank

department

noun

an area in a large shop that sells a particular type of goods

fitting room

noun

a room in a clothes shop where you can put on clothes before you buy them

food hall

noun

the section of a department store that sells food

haberdashery

noun

the things that people use when they are making or repairing clothes, or the part of a large shop that sells buttons, thread etc

menswear

noun

the department of a large shop that sells clothes for men

salad bar

noun

a part of a restaurant or supermarket where you can get a salad or food for making a salad

shop front

noun

the outside part of a shop that is on the street, where the main entrance is

shop window

noun

a large window of a shop and the space behind it, used for showing some of the products or goods that the shop sells

stockroom

noun

a room in a shop or office in which goods are stored

window

noun

a similar frame in a shop, used especially for showing goods to the public

sandwich generation

a generation … who are balancing working life with caring for both their teenage children and elderly parents

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