Definition of grocery in English:


Line breaks: gro¦cery
Pronunciation: /ˈgrəʊs(ə)ri

noun (plural groceries)

  • 1A grocer’s shop or business.
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    • It started in the grocery business because shops were charging too much for food.
    • Before this he had worked at the family business - a grocery shop on Girlington Road.
    • If he went out somewhere, like the barber shop or the grocery store, I always went with him.
  • 1.1 (groceries) Items of food sold in a grocery or supermarket.
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    • He opened a general store in Union St, selling groceries and supplies to the gold diggers.
    • Rob had all the ingredients, thanks to our weekly grocery shopping we did together.
    • He bought the cheapest groceries and he thought it didn't matter.

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