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Despite living in an increasingly digital world, there are a few things I still like to keep as physical reminders. So every time I see an exhibition, I make a pit stop at the museum gift shop to buy a postcard of something that inspired me.
Ruzwana Bashir

Meaning of "gift shop" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GIFT SHOP

gift shop  [ɡɪft ʃɒp] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GIFT SHOP

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determiner
exclamation
Gift shop is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES GIFT SHOP MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Gift shop

A gift shop or Souvenir gift shop is a store primarily selling souvenirs relating to a particular topic or theme. The items sold often include coffee mugs, stuffed animals, t-shirts, postcards, handmade collections and other souvenirs. Gift shops are normally found in areas visited by many tourists. Hotels and Motels in Canada and the United States often feature a gift shop near their entrance. Venues such as zoos, aquariums, national parks, and museums have their own gift shops; in some cases these shops sell items of higher value than gift shops not associated with a venue, as well as trinkets. These stores are sometimes a source of financial support for educational institutions.

Definition of gift shop in the English dictionary

The definition of gift shop in the dictionary is a shop that sells items that are suitable for giving as presents.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH GIFT SHOP


barbershop
ˈbɑːbəˌʃɒp
bookshop
ˈbʊkʃɒp
chop
tʃɒp
pawnshop
ˈpɔːnˌʃɒp
Photoshop
ˈfəʊtəʊˌʃɒp
shop
ʃɒp
toyshop
ˈtɔɪʃɒp
workshop
ˈwɜːkˌʃɒp

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GIFT SHOP

gift
gift aid
gift horse
gift of the gab
gift of tongues
gift tax
gift token
gift voucher
giftable
gifted
giftedly
giftedness
giftee
giftless
giftware
giftwrap
giftwrapped
giftwrapping

WORDS THAT END LIKE GIFT SHOP

a bull in a china shop
all over the shop
beauty shop
bike shop
bishop
body repair shop
body shop
cake shop
coffee shop
flower shop
machine shop
one-stop shop
pawn shop
pet shop
print shop
repair shop
sex shop
shut up shop
sports shop
thrift shop
video shop

Synonyms and antonyms of gift shop in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «gift shop» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GIFT SHOP

Find out the translation of gift shop to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of gift shop from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «gift shop» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

礼品店
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

tienda de artículos para regalo
570 millions of speakers

English

gift shop
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

उपहार की दुकान
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مَتْجَرُ الهِدايا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

магазин подарков
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

loja de presentes
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

উপহারের দোকান
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

boutique de cadeaux
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

kedai cenderamata
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Geschenkartikelladen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ギフトショップ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

선물가게
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Toko Hadiah
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cửa hàng quà tặng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பரிசுப்பொருட்கள் விற்கும் கடை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

भेटवस्तूंचा दुकान
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

hediye Dükkanı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

negozio di articoli da regalo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

sklep z upominkami
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

магазин подарунків
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

magazin de cadouri
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κατάστημα δώρων
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

geskenkwinkel
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

presentbutik
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

gavebutikk
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of gift shop

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GIFT SHOP»

The term «gift shop» is very widely used and occupies the 16.277 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GIFT SHOP» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about gift shop

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3 QUOTES WITH «GIFT SHOP»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word gift shop.
1
Ruzwana Bashir
Despite living in an increasingly digital world, there are a few things I still like to keep as physical reminders. So every time I see an exhibition, I make a pit stop at the museum gift shop to buy a postcard of something that inspired me.
2
Joel Hodgson
Well, really the way worked was that I had probably built fifty robots before Mystery Science Theater, and I had sold them in a store in Minneapolis in a store called Props, which was kind of a high end gift shop.
3
Aaron Ruell
My introduction to the Madonna Inn came as a young boy when we would take summer vacations to a nearby town. My dad would take us into their gift shop bathroom, which was a huge waterfall that functioned as the men's urinal. So as a kid, this was the most amazing thing I had ever seen.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GIFT SHOP»

Discover the use of gift shop in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to gift shop and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Profits for Non-profits: Running a Successful Non-profit ...
Make a real contribution with profits from volunteer operated gift shops! This book shows you how in simple, easy to understand steps, complete with ready-to-use forms!
Nancy Kirk, 2005
2
The Gift Shop
Then Harry saw the policeman cutting across over there, going to the bar, or the coffee shop, or ... ah, the gift shop! Then Harry caught, through its glass walls, a promise in the bright clutter of its wares. The gift shop was unusually crowded, ...
Charlotte Armstrong, 2012
3
Start And Run A Gift Shop: What you need to do to turn your ...
What you need to do to turn your idea into reality Val Clark, Val Clarke. warehouse, it will be at least three months before you receive your order. Beware of companies operatingfrom anonUKaddress. Sometimes this is a speculative foray ...
Val Clark, Val Clarke, 2013
4
Shopping Center and Store Leases
Allowing a gift shop operator to sell anything at all would permit the gift shop to be convened to a variety store — albeit a very small variety store. It would also permit the gift shop to be converted to any kind of specialized store. That's because ...
Emanuel B. Halper
5
Caring Connections
Wilson Au Information Desk and Gift Shop Leigha Bayne 11-Long Nursing Jeff Boynton CMC Playroom Megan Branch ll-Long Nursing Karen Chee 7-Long Nursing Loleta Chung Pharmacy (.ynthia Chui Child Care Study Center & 12- Long ...
‎1991
6
The Antique Gift Shop
Bun-nyuh owns an antique gift shop whose items have strange and unusual powers, which Eun-Jae and Yang-Ji learn firsthand as their secret diary may be the only thing keeping them together when Eun-Jae finds out a secret about Yang-Ji's ...
Eun Lee, 2010
7
Casino Security and Gaming Surveillance
The general manager and the vice president of finance (who had responsibility for the gift shop) were contacted and informed. They decided to inform the gift shop manager (whom we all knew and trusted) in order to obtain her assistance in ...
Derk J. Boss, Alan W. Zajic, 2010
8
Retail Crime, Security, and Loss Prevention: An Encyclopedic ...
The gift shop cashier witnesses a teenage male remove some items from the shelf and conceal them on his person. The cashier telephones a front desk supervisor for assistance. The college-educated 32-year-old manager arrives and is ...
Charles A. Sennewald, John H. Christman, 2011
9
Handbook for Small Science Centers
IMPORTANT FROM THE BEGINNING Even from the Science Spectrum museum's early days as a demonstration project in an old grocery store, the inclusion of a gift shop was a part of the plan. Probably in the beginning, the motivation was ...
Cynthia C. Yao, 2006
10
A Desktop Guide for Nonprofit Directors, Officers, and ...
With the exception of the scientific books and city souvenir items, none of the items sold by American Bauhaus Movement Museum's gift shop generates taxable income.464 The IRS has basically said that sales of any art-related items by an art ...
Jack B. Siegel, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GIFT SHOP»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term gift shop is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Volunteers needed for hospital gift shop and tea bar
VOLUNTEERS are desperately needed to help keep a hospital gift shop and tea bar running smoothly. The services at Warrington Hospital are ... «Warrington Guardian, Jul 15»
2
Drum Barracks Civil War Museum in Wilmington pulls its …
Confederate insignias were removed from the gift shop. ... that any Confederate battle flags be removed from the museum's gift shop shelves. «The Daily Breeze, Jul 15»
3
'Most fun gift shop in Canada' theme of Gateway Village business
Jeannette Arsenault and Don Maxfield welcome everyone to their newly rebranded “Shop & Play” gift store, formerly known as Cavendish ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
4
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo gift shop affected by data breach
The zoo says only its gift shop was affected. It says people who used credit or debit cards for concession stands, restaurants, admission, ... «KRDO, Jul 15»
5
Rep. Janice Hahn calls for removal of Confederate flags from Civil …
Like other Civil War museums around the country, the flags from both sides in the war were commonly featured gift shop items at the Drum ... «The Daily Breeze, Jul 15»
6
Myrtle Beach gift shops selling out of Confederate flag merchandise
Or would I want to shut down anyone else's opinion of they feel about the flag or how it might make them feel," said Chelsy Biggerstaff, a gift shop employee. «Live 5 News, Jul 15»
7
WASA Studio converts gift shop into filmmaking facility for the Pratt …
It formerly housed the Pratt's gift shop, which has moved online. Pratt Institute new film and video building interior by WASA Studio. «Dezeen, Jul 15»
8
Browning on Business: In Columbus, gift shop & bar news
Busy week. First, a gift shop that has been in downtown Columbus for nearly two decades is moving out to a spot just off Highway 45 North. «The Commercial Dispatch, Jul 15»
9
Detroit Zoo gift shop has credit card security breach
The Detroit Zoo's gift shop has suffered a data security breach, zoo officials said today. The zoo's third-party vendor that handles its retail ... «Detroit Free Press, Jul 15»
10
Detroit Zoo gift shop hit by hackers in security breach
It's business as usual at the Detroit Zoo gift shop - and that's the way zoo officials want it to be. Service Systems Associates, a third-party ... «MyFox Detroit, Jul 15»

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