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a. A small retail shop that specializes in gifts, fashionable clothes, accessories, or food, for example.
b. A small shop located within a large department store or supermarket.
2. A small business offering specialized products and services: an investment boutique; a health-care boutique.

[French, from Old French botique, small shop, from Old Provençal botica, from Latin apothēca, storehouse; see apothecary.]
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( buːˈtiːk)
1. (Commerce) a shop, esp a small one selling fashionable clothes and other items
2. (Commerce)
a. of or denoting a small specialized producer or business
b. ( as modifier): a boutique winery.
3. (Commerce) a small specialized stall or shopping area within a supermarket, esp selling fresh meat, seafood, etc
[C18: from French, probably from Old Provençal botica, ultimately from Greek apothēkē storehouse; see apothecary]
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1. a small shop or specialty department within a larger store, esp. one that sells fashionable items.
2. any small, exclusive business.
3. a small business specializing in one aspect of a larger field: a pension boutique.
a. exclusive, exotic, or small-scale: boutique beer.
b. producing boutique products.
[1760–70; < French, Middle French]
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Noun 1. boutique - a shop that sells women's clothes and jewelry
shop, store - a mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services; "he bought it at a shop on Cape Cod"
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He probes the underlying inconsistencies of the multiculturalism movement, dividing multiculturalists into two classes: boutique multiculturalists and strong multiculturalists.
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Piaget recently opened the doors to its first boutique in Riyadh in the Kingdom Tower, in the presence of Brand Director for the Middle East Jean-Marc Shammas.
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