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Definition of consignment shop noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

consignment shop

 noun
noun
BrE
 
; NAmE
 
(also consignment store
BrE BrE//kənˈsaɪnmənt stɔː(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kənˈsaɪnmənt stɔːr//
 
)
(North American English)
 
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a shop/store where people take their old clothes, etc. to be sold to somebody else. The consignment shop keeps part of the money after an item is sold and gives the other part to the person who brought it in.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: consignment shop