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droguería
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droguería(
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (pharmacy)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. drugstore
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
La droguería de la esquina hace descuentos a jubilados.The drugstore on the corner offers discounts to retired people.
b. chemist (United Kingdom)
Ve a la droguería y compra aspirinas.Go to the chemist and buy aspirin.
c. pharmaceutical wholesaler
Las droguerías se vieron perjudicadas por las restricciones a las importaciones.Pharmaceutical wholesalers were affected by the restrictions on imports.
2. (establishement that sells household hardware)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. hardware store
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
El pintor compró aguarrás en la droguería.The painter bought turpentine in the hardware store.
b. hardware shop (United Kingdom)
Voy a la droguería por unos clavos.I'm going to the hardware shop for some nails.
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droguería
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. shop selling paint, cleaning materials, etc
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
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droguería
store that sells household goods, paint etc
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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