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convenience store

Syllabification: con·ven·ience store

Definition of convenience store in English:

noun

chiefly North American
A store with extended opening hours and in a convenient location, stocking a limited range of household goods and groceries.
Example sentences
  • The jobs came online in the spring with the opening of a new convenience store at the supermarket's old base in the town centre.
  • The firm is also proposing to build 14 shops, a convenience store, office blocks and a crèche.
  • The space can be subdivided for use as a convenience store and coffee shop or a sandwich bar.

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