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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishshop-boughtˈshop-bought adjective British English 🔊 🔊 bought in a shop, rather than made at home syn store-bought American English opp homemade 🔊 Why buy shop-bought yoghurt when you can easily make your own? 🔊 Homemade marzipan has a better flavour than most shop-bought varieties.
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shop-bought• I make my own - at a fifth of the cost of the shop-bought article.• They would build you a made to measure rod for less than half the price of a shop-bought article.• She had made up her mind that her delayed birthday present to her daughter was to be a proper, shop-bought frock.• They can be shop-bought in leather, in ring form, or can be home-made.
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