searching for or buying goods or services
"went shopping for a reliable plumber"; "does her shopping at the mall rather than down town"
the commodities purchased from stores
"she loaded her shopping into the car"women carrying home shopping didn't give me a second glance"
Searching for or buying goods or services.
On Saturdays we usually do the shopping.
Recently bought goods.
I carried three heavy bags of shopping up the stairs.
A retailer or shop is a business that presents a selection of goods or services and offers to sell them to customers for money or other goods. Shopping is an activity in which a customer browses the available goods or services presented by one or more retailers with the intent to purchase a suitable selection of them. In some contexts it may be considered a leisure activity as well as an economic one. The shopping experience can range from delightful to terrible, based on a variety of factors including how the customer is treated, convenience, and mood. The shopping experience can also be influenced by other shoppers. For example, research from a field experiment found that male and female shoppers who were accidentally touched from behind by other shoppers left a store earlier than people who had not been touched and evaluated brands more negatively, resulting in the Accidental Interpersonal Touch effect. According to a 2000 report, in the U.S. state of New York, women purchase 80% of all consumer goods and influence 80% of health-care decisions.
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Rank popularity for the word 'shopping' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3725
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'shopping' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1706
Rank popularity for the word 'shopping' in Nouns Frequency: #1435
The numerical value of shopping in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of shopping in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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Translations for shopping
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- تسوق, التسوقArabic
- nakupování, nákupCzech
- Einkaufen, EinkäufeGerman
- courses, shoppingFrench
- ख़रीदारी, खरीदारीHindi
- berbelanja, barang belanjaanIndonesian
- 買い物, ショッピング, 買物Japanese
- купување, пазарењеMacedonian
- winkelen, boodschappen doenDutch
- shopping, handling, varer, matvarer, kjøpesenterNorwegian
- шоппинг, покупки, покупкаRussian
- šoping, куповина, шопинг, kupovinaSerbo-Croatian
- đi mua hàng, mua sắmVietnamese
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