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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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boutiquebou‧tique1 /buːˈtiːk/ ●●○ noun [countable]  BBTa small shop that sells fashionable clothes or other objects
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boutiqueClaire operated a boutique, an expensive little shop near the downtown section.Running parallel to Princes Street, this narrow thoroughfare is a convivial haunt full of pubs of character, boutiques and restaurants.Elegant boutiques are best established in cities such as Genoa.Groceries, boutiques and restaurants have a great time whenever the outsiders come back to their vacation houses.The pier will bring more tourists, who will browse the boutiques and souvenir stores before boarding their ship at night.He stood outside the boutique, peered in and saw her in a big black coat talking with the cashier.At first glance, Saks Jandel has the markings of a New York boutique.
boutiqueboutique2 adjective American English  special, good in quality, and expensive, or producing things that are special, good in quality, and expensive a boutique wineryFrom Longman Business Dictionaryboutiquebou‧tique /buːˈtiːk/ noun [countable]1a small, specialized shop selling fashionable goodsboutiques such as Cartier and Christian Dior2FINANCE a small, specialized financial services organizationIndependent Strategy, a new investment research boutique
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