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Meaning of "mom and pop" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF MOM AND POP

mom and pop play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MOM AND POP

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Mom and pop 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 MOM AND POP MEAN IN ENGLISH?

mom and pop

Small business

Small businesses are normally privately owned corporations, partnerships, or sole proprietorships. What constitutes "small" in terms of government support and tax policy varies depending on the country and industry. Small businesses range from 15 employees under the Australian Fair Work Act 2009, 50 employees according to the definition used by the European Union, and fewer than 500 employees to qualify for many U.S. Small Business Administration programs. However,in 2006 there were over 18,000 "small businesses" with over 500 employees that accounted for half of all the employees employed by all "small business". Small businesses can also be classified according to other methods such as sales, assets, or net profits. Small businesses are common in many countries, depending on the economic system in operation. Typical examples include: convenience stores, other small shops, hairdressers, tradesmen, lawyers, accountants, restaurants, guest houses, photographers, small-scale manufacturing, and online businesses, such as web design and programming, etc.

Definition of mom and pop in the English dictionary

The definition of mom and pop in the dictionary is a small family-owned private business enterprise.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MOM AND POP

mom
mom test
Mombasa
mome
moment
moment of inertia
moment of truth
momenta
momentaneous
momentarily
momentariness
momentary
momently
momentous
momentously
momentousness
momentum
Momi
momification
momism

WORDS THAT END LIKE MOM AND POP

a pop
agitpop
alcopop
bastard pop
Britpop
chamber pop
ginger pop
J-pop
joypop
K-pop
lollipop
maypop
pop
skin-pop
soda pop
synth-pop
technopop
vox pop

Synonyms and antonyms of mom and pop in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «mom and pop» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MOM AND POP

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

Translator English - Chinese

夫妻店
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

la mamá y el pop
570 millions of speakers

English

mom and pop
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

माँ और पॉप
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

أمي والبوب
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

мама и поп-
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

mãe e pop
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

মা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

maman et papa
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Ibu
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Tante-Emma-
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ママとパパ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

엄마와 팝
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ibu
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

mẹ và pop
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அம்மா
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

आई
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

anne
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

mamma e pop
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

mama i pop
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

мама і поп-
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

mama și pop
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

μαμά και pop
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

ma en pop
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

mamma och pop
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

mor og pop
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of mom and pop

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MOM AND POP»

The term «mom and pop» is regularly used and occupies the 60.310 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MOM AND POP» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about mom and pop

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MOM AND POP»

Discover the use of mom and pop in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to mom and pop and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Mergers & Acquisitions: An Insider's Guide to the Purchase ...
Not. “Mom-and-Pop”. Businesses. I did not write this book to address the roughly 80% of U.S. businesses (Mom-and-Pop businesses) that typically are served by business brokers. But I do want to discuss them briefly.
Dennis J. Roberts, 2009
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Cracks in the Pavement: Social Change and Resilience in Poor ...
Making the Mom-and-Pop Store a Neighborhood Institution Trade may be oriented to the market or to customers. Max Weber, Economy and Society ( 1958) At one time in American history mom-and-pop grocery stores were ubiquitous in ...
Martín Sánchez-Jankowski, 2008
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The Motel in America
Yet, despite denials, Mom and Pop were buf- MOM-AND-POP feted. By 1956 it was estimated that about one-half of all motels earned no ENTERPRISE more than a modest income from their twenty or fewer rooms. Hotel rivals exacerbated  ...
John A. Jakle, Keith A. Sculle, Jefferson S. Rogers, 2002
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The Genuine Flow
Mom and Pop Goodwin changed my life. I had been swept into the Pentecostal movement through the manifestation of the gift of diverse tongues and the interpretation of diverse tongues in a meeting with a dear Man of God named Lester ...
Mel C. Montgomery, 2010
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Management Aptitude of Entrepreneurs
... activities of pursuing new business ventures. These developer-entrepreneurs in the self-storage industry were contrasted with mom-and-pop entrepreneurs in that most mom-and-pop entrepreneurs are also the sole managers of their facility.
Daniel J. Knutson, 2000
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The Little Saigon Cookbook: Vietnamese Cuisine and Culture ...
Simple. Comfort. Foods. THE. ASIAN. GARDEN. MALL. AND. MOM-AND-POP. RESTAURANTS. Most Americans think of comfort food as macaroni and cheese, clam chowder, or meat loaf— foods evocative of good and happy times, cozy ...
Ann Le
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The Local Economic Impact of Wal-Mart
MOM-AND-POP. STORE. The three community factors that first entered into the Wal-Mart debate were the role of the retailer on poverty through wages and job conditions, the impact on local philanthropy, and, perhaps most importantly, the ...
Michael J. Hicks, 2007
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InfoWorld
Reporter In the 60s, big supermarket chains virtually ran little mom-and-pop grocery stores out of business. With variety, high volume and big-league management and marketing expertise, the big guys drew customers away from the :orner ...
9
The Crisis
The period reflects a transition away from mom and pop retail operations towards larger, more established retail businesses with higher gross receipts and larger workforces. Gross receipts increase to $5.8 billion in 1987 compared to $3.5 ...
10
The Power of Productivity: Wealth, Poverty, and the Threat ...
We know that the general pattern of evolution in retailing has been from small, low-productivity mom-and-pop stores to high-productivity department stores, hypermarkets, supermarkets, convenience stores, etc. In the United States, modern ...
William W. Lewis, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MOM AND POP»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term mom and pop is used in the context of the following news items.
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Mom and Pop: The Boutique Bakeshop
As a real estate agent and a lover of mom-and-pop businesses, I love it when I see young entrepreneurs making creative decisions to help ... «Reston Now, Jul 15»
2
Art appreciation
We won't get into it here, lest we descend into spitting, impotent fury about the decline of Mom and Pop America. So, we went. And it was ... «Arkansas Times, Jul 15»
3
Computer chips to track recalled tires? Some say yes
Kevin Rohlwing, Senior Vice President of training for the Tire Industry Association, says that's too much of a burden especially on smaller, mom and pop tire ... «WAVE 3, Jul 15»
4
New task force seeks to manage 'massive' buildout of pipelines
Moody said conventional operators are often small “mom and pop” operators, who could not afford to participate in PA One Call. Secretary ... «StateImpact Pennsylvania, Jul 15»
5
Local Tool and Equipment Repair Business Celebrates Two Years …
And while the service is great for those looking for the convenience of repairing vital equipment, the benefit of being a mom and pop shop is still ... «BranfordSeven.com, Jul 15»
6
S&W Produce closing after 50-plus years in Stuttgart
It is the only Mom and Pop type business in this area that has made it and done it successfully.” Page 2 of 2 - Strange lost his wife Carolyn, ... «Stuttgart Daily Leader, Jul 15»
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Newark Archdiocese at odds with headstone sellers; lawsuit filed …
Assemblyman Thomas Giblin, D-Clifton, another sponsor, said lawmakers were moved by the small “mom and pop” dealers who have been in ... «NorthJersey.com, Jul 15»
8
Ives Street Dining
His focus with East Side Creamery and Pizzeria is to add to the mom and pop joints that dot Ives Street. This is of paramount importance to him, ... «Providence Media, Jul 15»
9
Feeling at home
It's just so very mom and pop here. It's very comforting. You don't know why it is, it just is,” stated Lee. Growing up in a small town like Exeter, ... «Foothills Sun Gazette, Jul 15»
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Suspects wanted after purse snatching from mom and pop store
"We give them [customers] coffee. [You] can come sit down tell us about what's going on in your life, what are you looking for, what are you ... «WSFA, Jul 15»

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