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convenience store

noun
1.
a retail store that carries a limited selection of basic items, as packaged foods and drugstore items, and is open long hours for the convenience of shoppers.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65
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Examples from the web for convenience store
  • The one place in every convenience store you have to go, the cashier counter, is where all the cigarettes stare you in the face.
  • We left our books in the room and walked to the convenience store in the center of our quad.
  • Speedway wants to demolish the building for a convenience store and gas station.
  • We stop at a convenience store for batteries and water.
  • There is a small downtown with all the essentials, such as a convenience store, bank and bar.
  • The property has a playground, boat launch, convenience store and laundry facilities.
  • The campground also has a snack bar and a convenience store with prepared food and an outdoor seating area.
  • Amenities include a bathhouse with restrooms and laundry facilities, with a convenience store located on site.
  • It began with a tiny convenience store located near where the parking lot is now, and expanded from there.
  • Consumers, used to shelves stuffed full of seafood selections at every neighborhood convenience store, are less aware.
British Dictionary definitions for convenience store

convenience store

noun
1.
a shop that has long opening hours, caters to local tastes, and is conveniently situated
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