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  • n. Plural form of shopfront.


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  • In my own town, with its many vacant shopfronts, I would love to marshal the forces for a month-long used books store, a chance for all of us to recycle our own overcrowded bookshelves, sharing what we've read and loved and finding new morsels or meals! of written works to bring home and devour.

    Nina Sankovitch: Pop-up Bookstores: Saving the Printed Book, and Bookstores, One Pop at a Time

  • She had to buy some food and Lo's legs were too old now to walk all the streets and shopfronts and walk home as well.

    The Man who was followed by butterflies

  • Out past the square, tens of thousands of lights tremble in the wind, airplanes and shopfronts and billboards, guide lights and lamps behind windows and warning lights on antennas.

    Memory Wall

  • But along the winding road into the town – past piles of uprooted train tracks, empty shopfronts and shuttered factories – beauty gives way to ruin.

    Greece despairs of escaping from mountain of debt

  • Everything from shopfronts to lampshades and desk accessories came in juddering, pulsing, vertiginous black-and-white zigzags, swells and curves.

    Bridget Riley at the National Gallery - review

  • Mist continued to dampen them, softening the lamplight that buttered the street and shopfronts.

    A Corridor in the Asylum

  • It boasted half a dozen shopfronts huddled together in the throat of a long cul-de-sac.

    A Corridor in the Asylum

  • Street Traveller blog in Sydney Queen Victoria Building noted the new shopfronts, glass signage, glazed balustrades, mirrored escalators connecting ground, first and second levels and new colour schemes.

    Elegant Shopping: QVB Sydney

  • He moved off along the narrow parking area before the row of shopfronts and made the left turn into the flow of traffic.

    Sudden Rain

  • The only sign of newness came as she approached the city center, where a few brightly lit shopfronts gleamed inside crumbling facades.

    Gold of Kings


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