Definition of shopkeeping in English:

shopkeeping

noun

  • See shopkeeper

    • ‘By 1845 the economic prospects for South Australia and Hay had improved enough for him to start shopkeeping again.’
    • ‘For Derek shopkeeping is in his family's blood, with grandparents, uncles, aunties and nieces all running shops.’
    • ‘Redmonds shop of Oola closed last Friday, as Joan and Joe Redmond have retired from shopkeeping.’
    • ‘The most common commercial activities are in construction, tourism, transportation, and small-scale shopkeeping.’
    • ‘The debt was of a ‘considerable amount,’ according to Waln, and it ended Elijah's shopkeeping.’

Pronunciation

shopkeeping

/ˈʃɑpˌkipɪŋ//ˈSHäpˌkēpiNG/