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hypermarket

[hahy-per-mahr-kit] /ˈhaɪ pərˌmɑr kɪt/
noun, Chiefly British
1.
a combined supermarket and department store.
Origin of hypermarket
1965-1970
1965-70; hyper- + market, translation of French hypermarché, on the model of supermarché supermarket
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British Dictionary definitions for hypermarket

hypermarket

/ˈhaɪpəˌmɑːkɪt/
noun
1.
(Brit) a huge self-service store, usually built on the outskirts of a town
Word Origin
C20: translation of French hypermarché
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